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 This day in History - November 29
341 Historic Events for November 29
1780

Maria Theresia Hapsburg, Queen of Austria, dies at 63

Death
1781

Andr‚s Bello, Venezuela poet/diplomat/scholar (Silvas Americanas)

Birth
1797

Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer

Birth
1799

Amos Bronson Alcott, US educator/poet (Concord Days)

Birth
1802

Wilhelm Hauff, writer

Birth
1803

Dessalines and Christophe declare St Domingue (Haiti) independent

Event
1803

Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist (Doppler effect)

Birth
1811

Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage/antislavery/prison reformer

Birth
1812

Napoleon's Grand Army crosses Berezina River in retreat from Russia

Event
1813

Giambattista Bodoni, Ital stamp cutter/publisher (bodoni), dies at 73

Death
1813

Elias Canneman (Lib) becomes minister of Finance

Event
1815

Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1882

Birth
1816

Carl Binder, composer

Birth
1818

George Brown, Canada, publisher (Toronto Globe), PM (L) (1858)

Birth
1825

1st Italian opera in US, "Barber of Seville" premieres (NYC)

Event
1832

Louisa May Alcott, Germantown Pa, author (Little Women)

Birth
1833

Louis Douglass Watkins, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868

Birth
1834

Thomas Edward Greenfield Ransom, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1838

Aeneas Mackay, Baron/Dutch minister of interior/Colonies

Birth
1839

Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright (Der Schandfleck)

Birth
1843

Marco Santucci, composer, dies at 81

Death
1847

Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore

Event
1849

Ambrose Fleming, inventor (diode)

Birth
1852

Paul Joseph Guillaume Hillemacher, composer

Birth
1856

Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia

Birth