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  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 29, 1787

    George Washington

    Washington told Governor Edmund Randolph that he would attend the convention

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 29, 1787

    On March 28, Washington told Governor Edmund Randolph that he would attend the convention, but made it clear that he was urged to attend.




  • Vienna, Austria
    Thursday Mar 29, 1827

    Beethoven

    Funeral

    Vienna, Austria
    Thursday Mar 29, 1827

    Beethoven's funeral procession on 29 March 1827 was attended by an estimated 20,000 people. Franz Schubert, who died the following year and was buried next to him, was one of the torchbearers. He was buried in a dedicated grave in the Währing cemetery, north-west of Vienna, after a requiem mass at the church of the Holy Trinity (Dreifaltigkeitskirche). His remains were exhumed for study in 1862 and moved in 1888 to Vienna's Zentralfriedhof. In 2012, his crypt was checked to see if his teeth had been stolen during a series of grave robberies of other famous Viennese composers.




  • South Africa
    Wednesday Mar 29, 1961

    Nelson Mandela

    The Innocence

    South Africa
    Wednesday Mar 29, 1961

    On 29 March 1961, six years after the Treason Trial began, the judges produced a verdict of not guilty, ruling that there was insufficient evidence to convict the accused of "high treason", since they had advocated neither communism nor violent revolution; the outcome embarrassed the government.




  • 920 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 29, 1971

    Igor Stravinsky

    Stravinsky moved into a Newly Furbished Apartment

    920 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 29, 1971

    On 29 March, he moved into a newly furbished apartment at 920 Fifth Avenue, his first city apartment since living in Paris in 1939.




  • Iran
    Thursday Mar 29, 1979

    Iranian Revolution

    The Iranian Islamic Republic referendum

    Iran
    Thursday Mar 29, 1979

    On 30 and 31 March (Farvardin 10, 11) a referendum was held over whether to replace the monarchy with an "Islamic republic". Khomeini called for a massive turnout and only the National Democratic Front, Fadayan, and several Kurdish parties opposed the vote. The results showed that 98.2% had voted in favor of the Islamic Republic.




  • Iran
    Thursday Mar 29, 1979

    Ruhollah Khomeini

    Replace the monarchy

    Iran
    Thursday Mar 29, 1979

    On 30 and 31 March 1979, a referendum to replace the monarchy with an Islamic Republic passed with 98% voting in favour of the replacement, with the question: "should the monarchy be abolished in favour of an Islamic Government?".




  • Paris, France
    Monday Mar 29, 1982

    Carlos the Jackal

    Bombing of the Paris-Toulouse

    Paris, France
    Monday Mar 29, 1982

    France was struck by a wave of terrorist attacks, including: the bombing of the Paris-Toulouse TGV 'Le Capitole' train on 29 March 1982 (5 dead, 77 injured).


  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 29, 1998

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania XIV

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 29, 1998

    On March 29, at WrestleMania XIV, Johnson defeated Shamrock by disqualification once again to retain the title.


  • South Africa
    Monday Mar 29, 1999

    Nelson Mandela

    The Farewell speech to Parliament

    South Africa
    Monday Mar 29, 1999

    Although the 1996 constitution allowed the president to serve two consecutive five-year terms, Mandela had never planned to stand for a second term in office. He gave his farewell speech to Parliament on 29 March 1999 when it adjourned prior to the 1999 general elections, after which he retired in June 1999.


  • Zhani-Vedeno, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 29, 2000

    Second Chechen War

    Separatist ambush on an OMON convoy

    Zhani-Vedeno, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 29, 2000

    On 29 March 2000, about 23 Russian soldiers were killed in a separatist ambush on an OMON convoy from Perm in Zhani-Vedeno.


  • Iraq
    Saturday Mar 29, 2003

    United Nations

    United States invaded Iraq

    Iraq
    Saturday Mar 29, 2003

    In 2003, the United States invaded Iraq despite failing to pass a UN Security Council resolution for authorization, prompting a new round of questioning of the organization's effectiveness.


  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Thursday Mar 29, 2007

    Diego Maradona

    Hepatitis

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Thursday Mar 29, 2007

    On 29 March 2007, Maradona was readmitted to a hospital in Buenos Aires. He was treated for hepatitis and effects of alcohol abuse and was released on 11 April, but readmitted two days later.


  • Mexico
    Thursday Mar 29, 2007

    Carlos Slim

    The World's Second Richest Person

    Mexico
    Thursday Mar 29, 2007

    On March 29, 2007, Slim surpassed American investor Warren Buffett as the world's second richest person with an estimated net worth of US$53.1 billion compared with Buffet's US$52.4 billion.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Mar 29, 2008

    Dwayne Johnson

    Non-Wrestling Appearances

    U.S.
    Saturday Mar 29, 2008

    On March 29, 2008, Johnson appeared to induct his father and grandfather Peter Maivia and Rocky Johnson into the WWE Hall of Fame.


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Friday Mar 29, 2013

    Microsoft

    Patent Tracker

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Friday Mar 29, 2013

    On March 29, 2013, Microsoft launched a Patent Tracker.


  • Milan, Italy
    Saturday Mar 29, 2014

    Kaká

    300th match for Milan

    Milan, Italy
    Saturday Mar 29, 2014

    On 29 March 2014, Kaká scored twice in a 3–0 win against Chievo, his 300th match for Milan.


  • Santa Clara, California, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 29, 2015

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania 31

    Santa Clara, California, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 29, 2015

    The Rock appeared at WrestleMania 31 alongside Ronda Rousey, getting into an in-ring altercation with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Rock and Rousey prevailed after he attacked Triple H and she overpowered McMahon.


  • England
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    Theresa May

    Defeated again

    England
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    On 29 March, May was again defeated by 58 votes in the Commons (286 in favour and 344 against) on the withdrawal deal but not the political declaration. With 2 other Defeats in 14 Feb (258 to 303) and 12 March (242 to 391)


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    Brexit

    The Withdrawal Agreement was brought back to the House

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    The Withdrawal Agreement was brought back to the House without the attached understandings on 29 March.


  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    Billie Eilish

    When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? was released on March 29, 2019.


  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    Billie Eilish

    Bad Guy

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 29, 2019

    "Bad Guy", was released in conjunction with the album.


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