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  • Spain
    Tuesday Dec 29, 1874

    Spanish Civil War

    Restoration of the Bourbons

    Spain
    Tuesday Dec 29, 1874

    After the restoration of the Bourbons in December 1874, Carlists and Anarchists emerged in opposition to the monarchy.




  • Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Caucasus Viceroyalty, Russian Empire Or Georgia
    Sunday Dec 29, 1878

    Joseph Stalin

    Baptised

    Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Caucasus Viceroyalty, Russian Empire Or Georgia
    Sunday Dec 29, 1878

    Stalin was baptised on 29 December.




  • Mongolia
    Friday Dec 29, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    Bogd Khan became The Leader of The Mongol Empire

    Mongolia
    Friday Dec 29, 1911

    An independence movement took place that was not limited to just North (outer) Mongolia but was a pan-Mongolian phenomenon. On 29 December 1911, Bogd Khan became the leader of the Mongol empire. Inner Mongolia became a contested terrain between Khan and the Republic. In general, Russia supported the Independence of Outer Mongolia (including Tannu Uriankhai) during the time of the Xinhai Revolution. Tibet and Mongolia then recognized each other in a treaty.




  • China
    Friday Dec 29, 1911

    Xinhai Revolution

    The First Provisional President

    China
    Friday Dec 29, 1911

    On 29 December 1911, Sun Yat-sen was elected as the first provisional president.




  • U.S.
    Monday Dec 29, 1924

    Anna May Wong

    Wong preformed in Peter Pan

    U.S.
    Monday Dec 29, 1924

    Wong returned to Los Angeles to perform the part of Princess Tiger Lily in Peter Pan. Both films were shot by cinematographer James Wong Howe but Peter Pan was more successful; the hit of the Christmas season.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Dec 29, 1940

    World War II

    Arsenal of Democracy

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Dec 29, 1940

    In December 1940 Roosevelt accused Hitler of planning world conquest and ruled out any negotiations as useless, calling for the United States to become an "arsenal of democracy".




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Dec 29, 1941

    United Nations

    Four Policemen

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Dec 29, 1941

    The text of the "Declaration by United Nations" was drafted at the White House on 29 December 1941, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Roosevelt aide Harry Hopkins. It incorporated Soviet suggestions but left no role for France. "Four Policemen" was coined to refer to four major Allied countries, the United States, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, and the Republic of China, which emerged in the Declaration by the United Nations.


  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Dec 29, 1962

    Bay of Pigs Invasion

    The "welcome back" ceremony

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Dec 29, 1962

    On 29 December 1962, President Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline attended a "welcome back" ceremony for Brigade 2506 veterans at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.


  • Walt Disney World Resort, Florida, USA
    Sunday Dec 29, 1974

    The Beatles

    John Lennon signed The Paperwork Terminating The Partnership

    Walt Disney World Resort, Florida, USA
    Sunday Dec 29, 1974

    Legal disputes continued long after their break-up, and the dissolution was not formalised until 29 December 1974, when John Lennon signed the paperwork terminating the partnership while on vacation with his family at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Dec 29, 1979

    Gulf War

    The developing US list of State Sponsors of Terrorism

    U.S.
    Saturday Dec 29, 1979

    The US disliked Iraqi support for many Arab and Palestinian militant groups such as Abu Nidal, which led to Iraq's inclusion on the developing US list of State Sponsors of Terrorism on 29 December 1979.


  • Newbury, England, U.K.
    Monday Dec 29, 1986

    Vodafone

    Racal Shares in Vodafone

    Newbury, England, U.K.
    Monday Dec 29, 1986

    On 29 December 1986, Racal Electronics issued shares to the minority shareholders of Vodafone worth GB£110 million, and Vodafone became a fully owned brand of Racal.


  • New York, U.S.
    Friday Dec 29, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    the General Assembly of the United Nations

    New York, U.S.
    Friday Dec 29, 1989

    On 29 December, the General Assembly of the United Nations voted 75–20, with 40 abstentions, to condemn the invasion as a flagrant violation of international law.


  • Aden, Yemen
    Tuesday Dec 29, 1992

    Bin Laden

    The first bombing attack

    Aden, Yemen
    Tuesday Dec 29, 1992

    It is believed that the first bombing attack involving bin Laden was the December 29, 1992, bombing of the Gold Mihor Hotel in Aden in which two people were killed.


  • Bahrain
    Monday Dec 29, 2003

    Vodafone

    Vodafone in Bahrain

    Bahrain
    Monday Dec 29, 2003

    On 29 December 2003, Vodafone signed another Partner Network Agreement with Kuwait's MTC group. The second agreement involved co-operation in Bahrain and the branding of the network as MTC-Vodafone.


  • North Korea
    Thursday Dec 29, 2011

    Kim Jong-un

    Declared Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army

    North Korea
    Thursday Dec 29, 2011

    He was publicly declared Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army on 24 December 2011 and formally appointed to the position on 30 December 2011 when the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party "courteously proclaimed that the dear respected Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK, assumed the supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army".


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