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What Happened on March 29th This Day in History

Year Name
2014 The first same-sex marriages in England and Wales are performed.
2013 At least 36 people are killed when a 16-floor building collapses in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
2010 Two suicide bombers hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40.
2004 Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia join NATO as full members.
2002 In reaction to the Passover massacre two days prior, Israel launches Operation Defensive Shield against Palestinian militants, its largest military operation in the West Bank since the 1967 Six-Day War.
1999 The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark (10,006.78) for the first time, during the height of the dot-com bubble.
1999 A magnitude 6.8 earthquake in India strikes the Chamoli district in Uttar Pradesh, killing 103.
1993 Catherine Callbeck becomes premier of Prince Edward Island and the first woman to be elected in a general election as premier of a Canadian province.
1990 The Czechoslovak parliament is unable to reach an agreement on what to call the country after the fall of Communism, sparking the so-called Hyphen War.
1984 The Baltimore Colts load its possessions onto fifteen Mayflower moving trucks in the early morning hours and transfer its operations to Indianapolis.
1982 The Canada Act 1982 receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982.
1974 NASA's Mariner 10 becomes the first space probe to fly by Mercury.
1974 Terracotta Army was discovered in Shaanxi province, China.
1973 Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam.
1973 Operation Barrel Roll, a covert American bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends.
1971 My Lai Massacre: Lieutenant William Calley is convicted of premeditated murder and sentenced to life in prison.
1962 Arturo Frondizi, the president of Argentina, is overthrown in a military coup by Argentina's armed forces, ending an 11½ day constitutional crisis.
1961 The Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, allowing residents of Washington, D.C., to vote in presidential elections.
1957 The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run, the first major U.S. railroad to be abandoned in its entirety.
1951 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.
1947 Malagasy Uprising against French colonial rule in Madagascar.
1946 Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, one of Mexico's leading universities, is founded.
1945 World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
1945 World War II: The German 4th Army is almost destroyed by the Soviet Red Army.
1942 The Bombing of Lübeck in World War II is the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.
1941 The North American Regional Broadcasting Agreement goes into effect at 03:00 local time.
1941 World War II: British Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy forces defeat those of the Italian Regia Marina off the Peloponnesian coast of Greece in the Battle of Cape Matapan.
1936 In Germany, Adolf Hitler receives 99% of the votes in a referendum to ratify Germany's illegal remilitarization and reoccupation of the Rhineland, receiving 44.5 million votes out of 45.5 million registered voters.
1930 Heinrich Brüning is appointed German Reichskanzler.
1927 Sunbeam 1000hp breaks the land speed record at Daytona Beach, Florida.
1911 The M1911 .45 ACP pistol becomes the official U.S. Army side arm.
1886 John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta.
1882 The Knights of Columbus is established.
1879 Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Kambula: British forces defeat 20,000 Zulus.
1871 Royal Albert Hall is opened by Queen Victoria.
1867 Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes Canada on July 1.
1865 American Civil War: Federal forces under Major General Philip Sheridan move to flank Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee as the Appomattox Campaign begins.
1857 Sepoy Mangal Pandey of the 34th Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry mutinies against the East India Company's rule in India and inspires the protracted Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny.
1849 The United Kingdom annexes the Punjab.
1847 Mexican-American War: United States forces led by General Winfield Scott take Veracruz after a siege.
1831 Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniaks rebel against Turkey.
1809 King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'état. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland's four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.
1806 Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.
1792 King Gustav III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm's Royal Opera 13 days earlier. He is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf.
1632 Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
1549 The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded.
1500 Cesare Borgia is given the title of Captain General and Gonfalonier by his father Rodrigo Borgia after returning from his conquests in the Romagna.
1461 Battle of Towton: Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England, bringing a temporary stop to the Wars of the Roses.
1430 The Ottoman Empire under Murad II captures Thessalonica from the Republic of Venice.
845 Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
Famous People Born on March 29

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Year Name
1561 Santorio Santorio, Italian biologist (d. 1636)
1985 Fernando Amorebieta, Venezuelan footballer
1960 Wayne Pearce, Australian rugby league player, coach, and sportscaster
1908 Arthur O'Connell, American actor (d. 1981)
1988 Jürgen Zopp, Estonian tennis player
1929 Lennart Meri, Estonian director and politician, 2nd President of Estonia (d. 2006)
1553 Vitsentzos Kornaros, Greek poet and playwright (d. 1614)
1941 Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., American astrophysicist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate
1969 Shinichi Mochizuki, Japanese mathematician
1962 Ted Failon, Filipino journalist and politician
Famous People Deaths On March 29

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Date Name
1992 Paul Henreid, American actor (b. 1908)
1629 Jacob de Gheyn II, Dutch painter and engraver (b. 1565)
1999 Joe Williams, American jazz singer (b. 1918)
1948 Harry Price, English parapsychologist and author (b. 1881)
2004 Joel Feinberg, American philosopher and academic (b. 1926)
1800 Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French general and engineer (b. 1714)
2013 Liu Kang, Chinese footballer and manager (b. 1961)
1963 Gaspard Fauteux, Canadian dentist and politician, 19th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1898)
1912 Robert Falcon Scott, English lieutenant and explorer (b. 1868)
1912 Henry Robertson Bowers, Scottish lieutenant and explorer (b. 1883)