November 29 in History
1850November 29, 1850:
The Punctation of Olmütz was signed by Austria and Prussia to keep their relations in check.
1929November 29, 1929:
Aviator Richard E. Byrd flies over the South Pole.
1945November 29, 1945:
The American drama film, “The Lost Weekend” is released.
1947November 29, 1947:
The United Nations General Assembly votes in favour of a partitioned Palestine to allow for the creation of a Jewish “side”.
1963November 29, 1963:
The Warren Commission is appointed by US President Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate the murder of the late President John F. Kennedy.
1981November 29, 1981:
American actress, Natalie Wood, aged 43, drowns off California’s Santa Catalina Island, where she had been vacationing with her husband and two friends on a yacht.
1994November 29, 1994:
American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige releases her second studio album, “My Life”.
1997November 29, 1997:
South Korean religious leader, Sun Myung Moon presides over a blessing ceremony for 30,000 couples in Washington, D.C. and the ceremony is broadcasted via satellite internationally.
2011November 29, 2011:
Dr Conrad Murray is handed a four-year prison sentence for prescribing propofol to the late Michael Jackson, which triggered a heart attack.