On This Day

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/scholar (Silvas Americanas)
1781 Highlights

About November 29, 1781

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 239 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius