November 29 events in history

561 King Chlothar I dies at Compiègne. The Merovingian dynasty is continued by his four sons — Charibert I, Guntram, Sigebert I and Chilperic I — who divide the Frankish Kingdom
800 Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III
1394 The Korean king Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Joseon dynasty, moves the capital from Kaesŏng to Hanyang, today known as Seoul
1549 The papal conclave of 1549–50 begins
1612 The Battle of Swally takes place, which loosens the Portuguese Empire's hold on India
1729 Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi
1776 American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia, comes to an end with the arrival of British reinforcements
1777 San Jose, California, is founded as Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe. It is the first civilian settlement, or pueblo, in Alta California
1781 The crew of the British slave ship Zong murders 133 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance
1783 A 5.3 magnitude earthquake strikes New Jersey
1807 Transfer of the Portuguese Court to Brazil: John VI of Portugal flees Lisbon from advancing Napoleonic forces during the Peninsular War, transferring the Portuguese court to Brazil
1830 November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland begins
1847 The Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri Dufour
1847 Whitman massacre: Missionaries Dr. Marcus Whitman, his wife Narcissa, and 15 others are killed by Cayuse and Umatilla Indians, causing the Cayuse War
1850 The treaty, Punctation of Olmütz, is signed in Olomouc. Prussia capitulates to Austria, which will take over the leadership of the German Confederation
1864 American Indian Wars: Sand Creek massacre – Colorado volunteers led by Colonel John Chivington massacre at least 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho noncombatants inside Colorado Territory
1864 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
1872 American Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River
1877 Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time
1885 End of Third Anglo-Burmese War, and end of Burmese monarchy
1890 The Meiji Constitution goes into effect in Japan, and the first Diet convenes
1893 The Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing dynasty China, after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government
1899 FC Barcelona Association football club is founded
1902 The Pittsburgh Stars defeated the Philadelphia Athletics, 11–0, at the Pittsburgh Coliseum, to win the first championship associated with an American national professional football league
1929 U.S. Admiral Richard E. Byrd leads the first expedition to fly over the South Pole
1943 World War II: The second session of the Anti-Fascist Council for the National Liberation of Yugoslavia (AVNOJ), held to determine the post-war ordering of the country, concludes in Jajce in what is now Bosnia and Herzegovina
1944 The first surgery (on a human) to correct blue baby syndrome is performed by Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas
1944 World War II: Albania is liberated by partisan forces
1945 The Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia is declared
1946 The All Indonesia Centre of Labour Organizations (SOBSI) is founded in Jakarta
1947 Partition Plan: The United Nations General Assembly approves a plan for the partition of Palestine
1947 First Indochina War: French forces carry out a massacre at Mỹ Trạch, Vietnam
1950 Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea
1952 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
1961 Project Mercury: Mercury-Atlas 5 Mission – Enos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbits the Earth twice and splashes down off the coast of Puerto Rico
1963 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
1963 Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831 crashes shortly after takeoff from Montreal-Dorval International Airport, killing all 118 people on board
1965 The Canadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2
1967 Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation
1972 Atari announces the release of Pong, the first commercially successful video game
1975 Graham Hill and Tony Brise, along with three other members of the Embassy Hill F1 team, were killed when their plane crashed at Arkley golf course, England, in thick fog
1987 Korean Air Flight 858 explodes over the Thai–Burmese border, killing 115
1990 Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes two resolutions to restore international peace and security if Iraq does not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991
2007 The Armed Forces of the Philippines lay siege to the Peninsula Manila after soldiers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes stage a mutiny
2007 A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affects the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as far south as Trinidad
2009 Maurice Clemmons shoots and kills four police officers inside a coffee shop in Lakewood, Washington
2013 LAM Mozambique Airlines Flight 470 crashes in Namibia, killing 33 people