On This Day

On This Day in History for December 29 (Part 2)

Events in History

  • 2013 16 people are killed and 40 are wounded by a suicide bomb attack at Volgograd-1 railway station, Russia
  • 2013 Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says barrel bombs on Aleppo have killed 517 people since 15th December
  • 2015 Ebola epidemic in Guinea declared over by WHO, 2,500 died over 2 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016 US President Barack Obama retaliates against Russia for hacking American computer systems and trying to influence the 2016 presidential election by ejecting 35 Russian spies and imposing sanctions

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2018 40 militants killed in Giza and El-Arish by Egyptian police after attack on a tourist bus the day before killed four
  • 2018 Record lowest temperature of -111C registered by American satellite Noaa-20 in the western Pacific at top of large storm [1]

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