What Happened on November 29, 1781

Historical Events

  • Crew of slave ship Zong murder about 142 African slaves by dumping them into the sea, to claim insurance

Famous Birthdays

  • Andres Bello, Venezuela poet, diplomat and scholar (Silvas Americanas), born in Caracas, Venezuela (d. 1865)
1781 Highlights

About November 29, 1781

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 241 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius