Historical Events for 29th December 2021

1558 – Charles V, King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor, buried in El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
1845 – Texas admitted as 28th state of the Union
1899 – British fleet seizes German Imperial Mail Steamer Bundesrath accused of carrying contraband
1911 – Sun Yat-sen elected 1st President of the Republic of China
1948 – US State Department announces work on placing objects into Earth orbit
1968 – AFL Championship, Shea Stadium, NYC: New York Jets beat Oakland Raiders 27-23; Joe Namath 3 TD passes sparks Jets to win
1974 – NFC Championship, Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington: Minnesota Vikings beat Los Angeles Rams, 14-10
1977 – Ronald Ribman’s “Cold Storage” premieres in NYC
1978 – Test Cricket debut of Allan Robert Border, v England at the MCG
2013 – 16 people are killed and 40 are wounded by a suicide bomb attack at┬áVolgograd-1 railway station, Russia

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