Historical Events In December - 29
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1992 LH Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reform Netherlands), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history eugene Tanner Jr, singer, dies at 58
1995 On this day in history hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector, dies at 85
1996 On this day in history a peace accord is signed in Guatemala, ending 36 years of civil unrest there.
1996 Alma Birk, journalist/politician, dies at 77 on December - 29.
1997 Kmart announces the closure of 10 stores across Canada; finding it difficult to compete against WalMart on December - 29.
1997 (Hanlon) Pat Clarke, cyclist, dies at 82 on this day in history.
2006 War in Somalia: Ethiopian and Transitional government troops capture Mogadishu without resistance on December - 29.
2007 On December - 29 after defeating the New York Giants 38-35, the New England Patriots become the second team in NFL history to finish the regular season undefeated.
2011 On this day in history samoa and Tokelau move from east to west of the International Date Line, thereby skipping dec 30, in order to align their time zones better with their main trading partners.
2012 200 people are executed by the Syrian army in Homs on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 40 militants killed in Giza and El-Arish by Egyptian police after attack on a tourist bus the day before killed four
2018 On December - 29 85th Orange Bowl: #1 Alabama beats #4 Oklahoma, 45-34
2019 On this day in history a report by the Multi-Sector Epidemic Response Committee (CMRE) indicates that 2,231 people have died so far in the 2018â€“19 Kivu Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
2019 The Taliban's ruling council agrees to a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan, opening a door to a peace agreement with the United States.December 30 - Chinese authorities announce that He Jiankui, who claimed to have created the world's first genetically edited human babies, has been sentenced to three years in prison and fined 3 million yuan (US$430,000) for his genetic research efforts on this day in history.
2020 On this day in history the 2020 Petrinja earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 strikes Croatia, killing seven and injuring more than 20.