December 29

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 29. From 1900 until now. December 29 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Jude Law (1972), Laurent Gerra (1967) and Katherine Moennig (1977). Several movies were released around December 29 over the years, such as Chhoti Si Baat in 1975 directed by Basu Chatterjee and Little Caesar in 1930 directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
But much more happened on December 29 over the years: find out below

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Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar, Asrani

Little Caesar

Little Caesar

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

Country: United States of America

Grandma's Boy

Grandma's Boy

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Nicholaus Goossen

Starring: Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Peter Dante

Dastan

Dastan

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Abdul Rashid Kardar

Starring: Suraiya, Raj Kapoor, Veena, Suresh

7 Women

7 Women

Release year: 1965

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 29?


Holidays

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)

Events

  • 2018 In response to a roadside bombing that killed three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian tour guide the previous day, Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants. (The New York Times)
  • 2017 Saint Menas church attack: Nine people are killed in two coordinated attacks targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt. Two of the victims are killed by a gunman in a Coptic-owned appliance store in the Helwan area of Cairo. The gunman then moves to a church where he kills a further six civilians and a policeman before being arrested. (BBC)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: Russian president Vladimir Putin says a ceasefire has been brokered between the Syrian government and rebel forces. The ceasefire is said to be guaranteed by Russia and Turkey and would exclude UN-denominated terror organizations such as ISIL and al-Nusra. The FSA says it would abide by the truce, while Ahrar al-Sham expresses "reservations". (ITV) (Reuters)
  • 2015 War in North-West Pakistan: A suicide-bomb attack outside the regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, leaves at least 26 people dead and 45 wounded. The militant Islamist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan splinter group, claims responsibility for the attack. (AP via New York Times)
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Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin

Tracy And Hepburn

Year: 1971

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This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2006

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher

A Night Without Armor

Year: 1998

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One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues

Year: 1994

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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

Year: 1983

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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