September 29rd Events

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September 29th, 2061 (September 29 2061)EventPompey the Great celebrates his third triumph for victories over the pirates and the end of the Mithridatic Wars on his 45th birthday. Pompey the Great Quotes
September 29th, 2007 (September 29 2007)EventCalder Hall, the world s first commercial nuclear power station, the magnox reactor and Calder hall was demolished in a controlled explosion.
September 29th, 2006 (September 29 2006)EventUS Representative Mark Foley resigns after allegations of inappropriate emails to house pages were introduced.
September 29th, 2005 (September 29 2005)EventUS Senate confirms John Roberts to be the next Chief Justice of the United States.
September 29th, 2005 (September 29 2005)EventAmnesty referendum in Algeria.
September 29th, 2004 (September 29 2004)EventThe asteroid 4179 Toutatis passes within four lunar distances of Earth.
September 29th, 2004 (September 29 2004)EventThe Burt Rutan Ansari X Prize entry SpaceShipOne performed a successful spaceflight, the first of two needed to win the prize.
September 29th, 2003 (September 29 2003)EventHurricane Juan makes landfall in Nova Scotia.
September 29th, 2001 (September 29 2001)EventThe Syracuse Herald-Journal, a U.S. newspaper dating back to 1839, ceases publication.
September 29th, 1995 (September 29 1995)EventThe United States Navy disbands Fighter Squadron #84 (VF-84), the celebrated Jolly Rogers.
September 29th, 1992 (September 29 1992)EventBrazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello resigns.
September 29th, 1991 (September 29 1991)EventMilitary coup in Haiti.
September 29th, 1990 (September 29 1990)EventWashington National Cathedral finished.
September 29th, 1990 (September 29 1990)EventThe YF-22, which would later become the F-22 Raptor, flies for the first time.
September 29th, 1988 (September 29 1988)EventNASA resumes space shuttle flights, grounded after the Challenger disaster, with STS-26.
September 29th, 1982 (September 29 1982)EventTylenol Crisis of 1982 began when the first of seven individuals died in metropolitan Chicago.
September 29th, 1979 (September 29 1979)EventPope John Paul II became the first pope to set foot on Irish soil with his pastoral visit to the Republic of Ireland.
September 29th, 1975 (September 29 1975)EventWGPR in Detroit, Michigan, becomes the world s first black-owned-and-operated television station.
September 29th, 1975 (September 29 1975)EventSharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush becomes American television s first African-American weathercaster.
September 29th, 1972 (September 29 1972)EventSino-Japanese relations: Japan establishes diplomatic relations with the People s Republic of China after breaking official ties with the Republic of China.
September 29th, 1971 (September 29 1971)EventOman joins the Arab League.
September 29th, 1964 (September 29 1964)EventThe Argentine comic strip Mafalda is published for the first time.
September 29th, 1963 (September 29 1963)EventThe second period of the Second Vatican Council opens.
September 29th, 1962 (September 29 1962)EventAlouette 1, the first Canadian satellite, is launched.
September 29th, 1960 (September 29 1960)EventNikita Khrushchev, leader of Soviet Union, disorders a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly with a number of angry outbursts.Nikita Khrushchev Quotes
September 29th, 1957 (September 29 1957)Event20 MCi (740 petabecquerels) of radioactive material is released in an explosion at the Soviet Mayak nuclear plant at Chelyabinsk.
September 29th, 1954 (September 29 1954)EventThe convention establishing CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) is signed.
September 29th, 1954 (September 29 1954)EventMajor League Baseball: Willie Mays of the then New York Giants makes "The Catch" at The Polo Grounds in game one of the World Series.
September 29th, 1943 (September 29 1943)EventU.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice aboard the British ship HMS Nelson off Malta.Pietro Badoglio Quotes
September 29th, 1941 (September 29 1941)EventHolocaust in Kiev, Ukraine: German Einsatzgruppe C starts Babi Yar massacre. According to the Einsatzgruppen Operational Situation Report No. 101, at least 33,771 Jews from Kiev and its suburbs were killed at Babi Yar on September 30, 1941.
September 29th, 1924 (September 29 1924)EventPlutarco Elias Calles is proclaimed President of Mexico.
September 29th, 1918 (September 29 1918)EventThe Hindenburg Line is broken by Allied forces during World War I. Bulgaria signs an armistice.
September 29th, 1916 (September 29 1916)EventJohn D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire.John D. Rockefeller Quotes
September 29th, 1911 (September 29 1911)EventItaly declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
September 29th, 1907 (September 29 1907)EventThe cornerstone is laid at Washington National Cathedral in the U.S. capital.
September 29th, 1885 (September 29 1885)EventThe first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.
September 29th, 1864 (September 29 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: The Battle of Chaffin s Farm is fought.
September 29th, 1850 (September 29 1850)EventThe Roman Catholic hierarchy is re-established in England and Wales by Pope Pius IX.
September 29th, 1848 (September 29 1848)EventBattle of Pakozd: Hungarian forces defeat Croats at Pakozd; the first battle of the War of Independence.
September 29th, 1829 (September 29 1829)EventThe Metropolitan Police of London, also known as the Met, is founded.
September 29th, 1789 (September 29 1789)EventThe U.S. War Department first establishes a regular army with a strength of several hundred men.
September 29th, 1789 (September 29 1789)EventThe first U.S. Congress adjourns.
September 29th, 1650 (September 29 1650)EventHenry Robinson opens his Office of Addresses and Encountersthe first historically documented dating servicein Threadneedle Street, London.
September 29th, 1567 (September 29 1567)EventThe second War of Religion in France breaks out.
September 29th, 1567 (September 29 1567)EventAt a dinner, the Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the Count of Hoorn for treason.
September 29th, 1364 (September 29 1364)EventBattle of Auray: English forces defeat French in Brittany; end of the Breton War of Succession.
September 29th, 1227 (September 29 1227)EventFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, is excommunicated by Pope Gregory IX for his failure to go on crusade. Gregory I Quotes
September 29th, 1066 (September 29 1066)EventWilliam the Conqueror invades England.
September 29th, 0522 (September 29 0522)EventDarius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumata, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire.
September 29th, 0480 (September 29 0480)EventBattle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistokles defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I.

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