- 526 Antioch in modern day Syria struck by Earthquake, about 250,000 die
- 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie's army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle
- 1951 1st underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada
- 1972 Nolan Bushnell (co-founder of Atari) releases Pong (the first commercially successful video game) in Andy Capp's Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.
- 1995 CNN/fn, the financial network by Turner Enterprises, launched
Crew of the slave ship Zong murder approx. 142 African slaves by dumping them into the sea in order to claim insurance.
On November 29, 1781