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Historical Events on November 29

  • Battle of Qianshuiyuan


    The Tang dynasty scores a decisive victory over their rival Xue Rengao at the Battle of Qianshuiyuan.

  • Battle of Fort Cumberland


    American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia, comes to an end with the arrival of British reinforcements.

  • Battle of Spring Hill


    American Civil War: Battle of Spring Hill: A Confederate advance into Tennessee misses an opportunity to crush the Union Army. General John Bell Hood is angered, which leads to the Battle of Franklin.

  • Phonograph


    Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.

  • Mandatory Palestine


    Partition Plan: The United Nations General Assembly approves a plan for the partition of Palestine.

  • Korean War


    Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower


    Korean War: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict.

  • Warren Commission


    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

  • Robert McNamara


    Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation.

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