Historical Events In December - 29
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1992 LH Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reform Netherlands), dies at 87 on December - 29.
1994 Eugene Tanner Jr, singer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1995 On December - 29 hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector, dies at 85
1996 On December - 29 a peace accord is signed in Guatemala, ending 36 years of civil unrest there.
1996 Alma Birk, journalist/politician, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history kmart announces the closure of 10 stores across Canada; finding it difficult to compete against WalMart.
1997 (Hanlon) Pat Clarke, cyclist, dies at 82 on this day in history.
2006 On December - 29 war in Somalia: Ethiopian and Transitional government troops capture Mogadishu without resistance.
2007 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 on December - 29.
2011 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 on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history 200 people are executed by the Syrian army in Homs
2018 On December - 29 40 militants killed in Giza and El-Arish by Egyptian police after attack on a tourist bus the day before killed four
2018 85th Orange Bowl: #1 Alabama beats #4 Oklahoma, 45-34 on this day in history.
2019 A report by the Multi-Sector Epidemic Response Committee (CMRE) indicates that 2,231 people have died so far in the 2018–19 Kivu Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on this day in history.
2019 On December - 29 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.
2020 The 2020 Petrinja earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 strikes Croatia, killing seven and injuring more than 20 on this day in history.