Es passierte an einem 29 November

1864 : Sand Creek Massacre

On November 28, 1864, the Colorado Volunteers of Colonel John M. Chivington attacked a peaceful Cheyenne village, at Sand Creek, while the governor of Colorado had led the tribe to settle here, under the protection of the army. Hundreds of civilians were massacred and mutilated with great savagery. The pacifist Cheyenne chief Black Kettle escaped. He was assassinated four years later, with his whole village, by the men of Custer, in the same ciconstances while he still believed he was under the protection of the army in an federal reservation.

1947 : The United Nations voted to partition Palestine

On November 29, 1947, against the advice of the Arab populations, the United Nations voted to partition Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state. At the end of the second World War, the British, who ran the country and could not find a solution to manage conflicts between the Arab and Jewish communities, had submitted the problem to the United Nations. The vote of the United Nations and the many following resolutions did not solve the problem that remains deeply conflicting.

1963 : President Johnson appointed the Warren Commission

On November 29, 1963, U.S. President Johnson appointed a commission to clarify the ins and outs of the assassination of President Kennedy : the Warren commission, named after Chief Justice Warren. As Kennedy's murderer was killed in unclear circumstances, the Warren Commission was responsible for determining all the responsibilities. The Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald, Kennedy's murderer, had acted on his own, as well as Jack Ruby, Oswald's assassin. Many people were not satisfied with these conclusions.

2007 : Earthquake in Martinique

On November 29, 2007, an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit Martinique, in particular the town of Le Robert. Because of its depth, no victim is to be deplored, but the damage is very important.

Zitat des Tages : 29 November

Cary Grant
When people tell you how young you look, they are telling you how old you are.

Geburtstage : 29 November

Zhengtong, Emperor of China (1427)
Gaetano Donizetti, Italian composer (1797)
Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist (1803)
Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (1825)
Louisa May Alcott, American writer (1832)
John Ambrose Fleming, English physicist (1849)
António Egas Moniz, Portuguese neurologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1874)
C. S. Lewis, Irish novelist (1898)
Pierre Gaspard-Huit, French director (1917)
Jacques Chirac, French politician (1932)
Roger Leloup, Belgian cartoonist (1933)
Diane Ladd, American actress (1935)
Michel Duchaussoy, French actor (1938)
Tonie Marshall, French director (1951)
Jeff Fahey, American actor (1952)
Christine Pascal, French actress (1953)
Joel Coen, American director (1954)
Michael Dempsey, English musician (The Cure) (1958)
Kim Delaney, American actress (1958)
Tom Sizemore, American actor (1961)
Andrew McCarthy, American actor (1962)
Don Cheadle, American actor (1964)
Frank Delgado, American musician (Deftones) (1970)
Gena Lee Nolin, American actress (1971)
Cyril Dessel, French cyclist (1974)
Lindsay Mintenko, American swimmer (1976)
Maria Petrova, Russian figure skater (1977)
Stephen O'Halloran, Irish footballer (1987)

Sie haben uns verlassen 29 November

Thomas Wolsey, English politician and cardinal (1530)
Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer (1643)
Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer (1924)
Natalie Wood, American actress (1981)
Cary Grant, English actor (1986)
Ralph Bellamy, American actor (1999)
George Harrison, English musician (The Beatles) (2001)
Daniel Gélin, French actor (2002)
John Drew Barrymore, American actor (2004)
Robert Holdstock, English writer (2009)

Tipp des Tages : 29 November

Tar spots

To remove a spot of tar on a car or a hard surface, you can use butter or oil.
To remove a spot of tar on cotton, dab it with a cloth soaked in white spirit.
To remove a spot of tar on a synthetic fabric, use a cloth soaked with water and lemon.

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