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  • 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.




  • 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.


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