On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 2001

Historical Events

  • UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution extending the Oil-for-Food program in Iraq for another six-month period

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGeorge Harrison

George Harrison, British guitarist, singer, songwriter, and sitar player (Beatles -"While My Guitar Gently Weeps"; "Here Comes The Sun"; solo - "If Not For You"; Traveling Wilburys - "Handle With Care"), dies of lung cancer at 58

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • John Knowles, American writer (Morning in Antibes), dies at 75
  • Mic Christopher, Irish singer and songwriter (b. 1969)
2001 Highlights

About November 29, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius