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  December 29 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining.
December 28 - December 30 - November 29 - January 29 -- listing of all days
This page was last modified 14:22, 18 May 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/December_29   (988 words)

  
 December 29
Through the influence of the pope and the king of France, a seeming reconciliation was at last effected in July 1170, and in the beginning of the ensuing month of December, the formidable champion of ecclesiastical rights returned to England, and entered again amid acclamations the archiepiscopal metropolis of Canterbury.
of December 1170, at the castle of Saltwood, occupied by Randulph de Broc, a mortal enemy of Becket, and here, it is said, they concocted in darkness, without seeing each other's faces, the scheme for the murder of Becket.
December 1834, at Bath, at the age of sixty-eight, leaving behind him a son and daughter.
www.thebookofdays.com /months/dec/29.htm   (2639 words)

  
 December 29   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thirty-nine foxes, valued at $3,800 were slain in their pens and stolen last night by thieves raiding two fox ranches in Lewis and Oneida counties.
On Dec. 29, 1845, Texas was admitted as the 28th state.
This page was last built with Frontier on a Macintosh on Thu, Dec 29, 2005 at 1:40:07 PM.
www.rny.com /archive/history/2005/December/1229.html   (799 words)

  
 Today in History: December 29
On December 29, 1890 at Wounded Knee Creek, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, some 500 soldiers of the United States Seventh Cavalry opened fire on approximately 350 Lakota (Sioux) Indians of Chief Big Foot's Miniconjou band.
On December 28, during what would have been the last leg of their journey to Pine Ridge, Big Foot and his followers were intercepted by cavalry troops under Major Samuel Whitside and escorted to the Wounded Knee army camp.
Andrew Johnson, the seventeenth president of the United States, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on December 29, 1808.
lcweb2.loc.gov /ammem/today/dec29.html   (1864 words)

  
 The Rational Argumentator-- Issue XLV
December 29, 2005: Political correctness, the belief that some ideas are automatically intolerable and should be suppressed, is slowly losing ground on college campuses due to valiant efforts by individual rights organizations, writes Wendy McElroy.
December 29, 2005: A Santa Fe judge recently granted a restraining order against talk-show host David Letterman to a deranged, delusional viewer who thought Letterman was harassing her through coded messages over the airwaves.
December 29, 2005: The suggestion that oil companies and other corporations should be taxed on their "excess profits" is a heinous insult to all producers, writes Alex Epstein.
www.geocities.com /rational_argumentator/index45.html   (580 words)

  
 The "No-Snow" Event of December 28-29, 1998: A Case Study of a Non-Event
By the morning of December 28, all the models appeared to be pointing toward a major winter storm; therefore, the Winter Storm Watch was re-issued and expanded west and south to include all of the Jackson forecast area for Sunday night and Monday.
For three consecutive model runs (0000 UTC on December 27 to 0000 UTC on December 28) a digging 500 mb trough was forecast to plunge deep into the lower Mississippi Valley.
C isotherm was forecast to be in the northwest Gulf of Mexico by 1200 UTC on December 29 (Fig.
www.srh.noaa.gov /topics/attach/html/ssd98-40.htm   (2867 words)

  
 WTC Environmental Monitoring: December 29 - 31, 2001
This brings the total number of air samples collected and analyzed for lower Manhattan to 4,025, with 29 samples above the standard (27 of these were collected prior to September 30, one was collected on October 9 and the other on November 27).
VOCs - Sampling for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) was conducted on December 25 and December 28 to 30 in the direct area of the debris pile at ground zero.
Benzene exceeded the OSHA standard on December 25 at the North Tower debris pile.
www.epa.gov /wtc/summaries/epa-osha123101.htm   (737 words)

  
 Stephen's Web ~ Edu_RSS ~ December 29, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From Robert Paterson's Weblog on December 29, 2003 at 6:50 p.m..
From Robert Patersonandapos;s Weblog on December 29, 2003 at 6:50 p.m..
From Robert Paterson'apos;s Weblog on December 29, 2003 at 10:50 a.m..
www.downes.ca /archive/03/12_29_Edu_RSS.htm   (3868 words)

  
 Rocky Mountain News: Other Business
Consumer confidence surged in December as declining gasoline prices and improving job opportunities buoyed spirits, boding well for spending in the new year.
December's rise put the index at its highest level since Hurricane Katrina struck Aug. 29, devastating Gulf Coast states and disrupting fuel and trade for much of the nation.
Crude oil for February delivery rose $1.66, or 2.9 percent, to close at $59.82 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
www.insidedenver.com /drmn/other_business/article/0,2777,DRMN_23916_4347719,00.html   (1720 words)

  
 EO Natural Hazards: Earthquake Spawns Tsunamis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Indonesian province of Aceh was hit hardest by the earthquake and tsunamis of December 26, 2004.
On Decemebr 29, estimates of the death toll in Indonesia were over 80,000—more than half the global total.
The town of Lhoknga, on the west coast of Sumatra near the capital of Aceh, Banda Aceh, was completely destroyed by the tsunami, with the exception of the mosque in the city’s center.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /NaturalHazards/natural_hazards_v2.php3?img_id=12647   (275 words)

  
 December 29, 2003
On December 2, 2003, the 101st Airborne Division's completed the renovations of the Hawler International Airport in Arbil and the first flight landed in the airport.
On Sunday 14th December, the delegation met with Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar of Spain and the Spanish Foreign Minister Ana Palacio.
Kanna met the Chaldean-Assyrian communities of France on 18 December, where he was welcomed by François Pupponi, Mayor of the city of Sarcelles, the representatives of the Assyro-Chaldean associations in France; the Assyro-Chaldean youth associations in France, and the Chaldean Churches.
www.zindamagazine.com /html/archives/2003/12.29.03/index.php   (16878 words)

  
 Lowcountry NOW: Obituaries - Obituaries for December 29, 2002 12/29/02
Grace Mae Williams Jackson, 82, died Friday, December 27, 2002 at her residence under the care of hospice.
She was Office Manager for the Four Star Security Agency in Garden City and was a member of the Trinity Church of God, formerly Sharon Park Church of God, where she was a member of the Ladies Sunday School Class, and the Ladies Missionary Union.
Sunday, December 29, 2002 at the Millen Church of God Burial: Elam Baptist Cemetery.
www.lowcountrynow.com /stories/122902/OBITSindex.shtml   (3187 words)

  
 Steve Jackson Games Daily Illuminator Archive - December 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
December 26, 2004: Ho Ho Ho Hope everybody had a good December 25.
December 2, 2004: Another Use For Your D6 isn't the only gaming system to use the six-sided die.
It's not enough to just jab a stake through a vampire's heart and then pop back home for a cup of tea these days, oh no. Now you have to battle through his minions while sneaking through the catacombs, and that's before you even get around to whacking the vampire himself.
www.sjgames.com /ill/archives.html?m=December&y=2004   (4856 words)

  
 Saints of December 29
This trio is named in all the Western martyrologies, yet nothing is known but their names and the fact that they met their death in Rome (Benedictines).
There is no doubt the Peter of Cluny chose to die on December 25 because he wished to be obscure--for 30 years he prayed and asked others to pray for his death of the feast of the Incarnation.
On December 29, 1170, four knights with a troop of soldiers appeared outside Canterbury Cathedral demanding to see the archbishop.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/1229.htm   (4206 words)

  
 Alex Barnett blog : Thursday, December 29, 2005 - Posts
posted Thursday, December 29, 2005 6:52 PM by alexbarn
Via Kevin I heard that Dave Winer is up to something new for 2006...OPML at the heart of it is seems....
posted Thursday, December 29, 2005 5:01 PM by alexbarn
blogs.msdn.com /alexbarn/archive/2005/12/29.aspx   (224 words)

  
 Peace Corps Online | December 29, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: PCOL Exclusive: Peace Corps isues appeal ...
December 29, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: PCOL Exclusive: Peace Corps isues appeal for Thailand Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
Nations bordering the Indian Ocean from Indonesia to Sri Lanka clawed through the wreckage of a quake-triggered tsunami for bodies to bury on Tuesday as fears grew the toll would exceed the 50,000 now reported killed.
Former Director Carol Bellamy, now head of Unicef, says that the appalling conditions endured today by half the world's children speak to a broken promise.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/467/2025398.html   (1156 words)

  
 EO Natural Hazards: Earthquake Spawns Tsunamis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The island of Sumatra suffered from both the rumblings of the submarine earthquake and the tsunamis that were generated on December 26, 2004.
This pair of images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite shows the Aceh province of northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on December 17, 2004, before the quake (bottom), and on December 29, 2004 (top), three days after the catastrophe.
On December 17, the green vegetation along the west coast appears to reach all the way to the sea, with only an occasional thin stretch of white that is likely sand.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /NaturalHazards/natural_hazards_v2.php3?img_id=12644   (308 words)

  
 The Wounded Knee Massacre - December 1890
He was among the first to die on December 29, 1890
White officials became alarmed at the religious fervor and activism and in December 1890 banned the Ghost Dance on Lakota reservations.
The following morning, December 29, 1890, the soldiers entered the camp demanding the all Indian firearms be relinquished.
www.lastoftheindependents.com /wounded.htm   (671 words)

  
 RIA Novosti - Announcements - December 29, 2005 - January 29, 2006 calendar
RIA Novosti - Announcements - December 29, 2005 - January 29, 2006 calendar
December 29, 2005 - January 29, 2006 calendar
HELSINKI - The first round of presidential elections in Finland (the second round may be held January 29 if necessary).
en.rian.ru /announcements/20051227/42745680.html   (617 words)

  
 CNN - A primer on air turbulence - December 29, 1997
Each year, about 58 air passengers in the United States are injured by turbulence while not wearing their seat belts.
On December 5, 1996, 16 people suffered injuries, including a 7-month old baby, when an American Airlines jetliner ran into clear-air turbulence over Colorado.
From 1981-November 1996, there were 252 reports of turbulence affecting major air carriers.
cgi.cnn.com /US/9712/29/turbulence.explainer   (296 words)

  
 News December 29, 1999
During the AHC Annual Convention in September, meetings were held by the Animal Welfare Advisory Committee, the Health and Regulatory Advisory Committee, the Horse Show Advisory Committee, the Racing Advisory Committee and the State Horse Council Advisory Committee.
The AHC Racing Advisory Committee also met in December in Phoenix, Arizona, during the University of Arizona's Racetrack Industry Program.
Finishing the year, Jay Hickey was at the American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Meeting in December in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
www.horsecouncil.org /news/19991229d.html   (2039 words)

  
 SI.com - Writers - Peter King's MMQB: Handing out awards and all-pro honors - Monday December 29, 2003 11:43AM
The bottom line in an MVP vote is trying to figure out which of the league's 1,696 active players meant the most to his team this year.
And Belichick might have done one of the great coaching jobs in NFL history, shuttling the second-most players in the league (64) in and out of the lineup for the final three months of the season...
In two years now, Spurrier's gone 2-10 versus the NFC East -- both wins coming in meaningless December games when the 'Skins were long out of it.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2003/writers/peter_king/12/29/mmqb   (3848 words)

  
 NucNews - December 29, 2003
LONDON, Dec. 29 - The United Nations top nuclear inspector, Mohamed ElBaradei, said today that Libya's nuclear program was years away from producing a nuclear weapon and was largely dismantled.
The visit by the international team of inspectors led by Dr. ElBaradei was arranged hastily in the wake of the dramatic Dec. 19 announcement by Col. Qadaffi that in order to reach a new accord with the West, his country would disclose and dismantle its programs aimed at developing nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
Moreover, a December 2003 United Nations report on the implementation of sanctions against al Qaeda underlined the role of middlemen moving weapons and money on behalf of terrorists.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2003nn/0312nn/031229nn.htm   (14959 words)

  
 Portland NORML News - Tuesday, December 29, 1998
Newshawk: General Pulaski Pubdate: Tue, 29 Dec 1998 Source: Columbian, The (WA) Contact: editors@columbian.com Website: http://www.columbian.com/ Forum: http://www.webforums.com/forums/trace/host/msa70.html Copyright: 1998 The Columbian Publishing Co. Author: Gae Stanley CANNABIS PROVES ITSELF MEDICALLY Scientific research of the chemicals in cannabis reveal how it can be used medicinally.
MOSCOW, December 29 (Itar-Tass) - The situation with narcotics trafficking and drug-related crimes continues aggravating in Russia, holds Colonel-General Sergei Stepashin, the Russian Interior Minister.
Pakistan is the main smuggling route for the heroin produced in war- ravaged Afghanistan where poppy cultivation has thrived during the last few years.
www.pdxnorml.org /981229.html   (6227 words)

  
 SI.com - Scorecard Daily - NFL Truth & Rumors: December 29, 2005 - Thursday December 29, 2005 10:07AM
SI.com - Scorecard Daily - NFL Truth & Rumors: December 29, 2005 - Thursday December 29, 2005 10:07AM
Posted: Thursday December 29, 2005 10:07AM; Updated: Thursday December 29, 2005 10:07AM
Brett Favre may play his last game at Lambeau Field on Sunday.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2005/scorecard/12/29/truth.rumors.nfl   (447 words)

  
 BCA MEMBER Update: December 29, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Originally scheduled for December 14, the segment was to include Olhausen Collegiate Series pool tables from Sports Fan Products, Super Chexx Hockey from Imperial International, NASCAR Pinball Machine from Imperial International and Megatouch Gamesystem from Merit.
Another pitch by the Alan Taylor Communications team brought young Jontel Baritua to the attention of USA Today editors, resulting in a colorful lineup of the game's youngest pool sharks.
The World Pool-Billiard Association shared a link to the Straights Pros 9-Ball Men's and Women's Tournament held December 23-26, which marked the first tournament arranged by the officials of the China Billiard and Snooker Association's Shanghai Committee, a recognized billiard sport governing body of the Chinese Olympic Committee.
www.bca-pool.com /industry/membership/05updates/update_v2n24.shtml   (2207 words)

  
 December 29
I arrived back in Tucson December 29 to find late afternoon sunshine and 69-degree weather.
It’s the kind of late December weather that you really appreciate when you’ve reached the plus side of 50.
I retrieved my bike from the bike shop and arrived back at my campground well before dark.
wneo.org /GASP/December1999/december_29.htm   (60 words)

  
 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : December 29, 2005 : Thomas Becket
Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : December 29, 2005 : Thomas Becket
He studied in London and Paris, entered the service of Archbishop Theobald of Canterbury, became Lord Chancellor under King Henry II in 1155, and in 1162 Archbishop of Canterbury.
Till then a submissive courtier, he now initiated a fearless struggle against the king for the freedom of the Church and the inviolability of ecclesiastical property, occasioning his imprisonment, exile, and finally martyrdom (December 29, 1170).
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2005-12-29   (684 words)

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