On This Day

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

Events in History

  • 2001 UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution extending the Oil-for-Food program in Iraq for another six-month period
  • 2005 The new Croatian Communist Party (KPH) is founded in Vukovar.
  • 2007 The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to The Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a mutiny.
  • 2007 A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affected the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as south as Trinidad.
  • 2012 30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq
  • 2012 The UN votes to approve Palestine’s status change from an observer to an observer state
  • 2012 Luiz Felipe Scolari takes over as Brazilian Football coach
  • 2017 Bosnian war criminal Slobodan Praljak commits suicide by poison in court at The Hague after 20 year prison term read out
  • 2018 Tens of thousands Indian farmers protest the agrarian crisis at parliament in Delhi
  • 2019 Terrorist knife attack at Fishmongers Hall by London Bridge, kills two and injures three, attacker who was previously imprisoned for 2012 terror offence is shot dead

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2019 Wood fragment believed to be from Jesus' manger returned to Bethlehem after 1400 years by Pope Francis

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2020 Joe Biden and Kamala Harris announce the first all-female Communications team for the White House

46th US President, Vice President and Senator Joe Biden
46th US President, Vice President and Senator
Joe Biden
49th US Vice President and Senator Kamala Harris
49th US Vice President and Senator
Kamala Harris

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