November 29 1864
The Sand Creek Massacre occurred in Colorado when a militia, led by Colonel John Chivington, killed at least 400 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians who had surrendered and had been given permission to camp.
November 29 1944
Malcolm X, then known as small-time criminal Malcolm Little, was arrested for larceny. He received a three months suspended sentence and one year probation.
November 29 1947
The U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution that called for the division of Palestine between Arabs and Jews.
November 29 1961
The US sends the chimpanzee Enos into space, on the Mercury Atlas 5 capsule from Cape Canaveral.
November 29 1986
Death of 82 year old Archibald Leach, better known as Cary Grant. While rumors of Grant’s sexuality have been around for years, consider in perspective the words of US congressman Bob Dornan, spoken on the House floor: “I do not think Cary Grant was a homosexual or bisexual. He just got carried away at those orgies.”
November 29 1987
The KAL flight from Abu Dhabi to Bankgok explodes due to a bomb planted by North Korean agents, off Burma. All 115 aboard were killed. The two agents responsible take suicide pills in Bahrain while they were being questioned.
November 29 2001
The “quiet” Beatle George Harrison silenced by cancer.