1899 – FC Barcelona is founded in Catalonia, Spain. FC Barcelona, was founded by a group of Swiss, Spanish, English and Catalan footballers led by Joan Gamper. The club has become a symbol of Catalan culture and nationalism, hence its motto is, “Mes que un club” (“More than a club”). In the decades that would follow FC Barcelona, turns into one of the most iconic and strongest Spanish football teams in the world.
1924 – Giacomo Puccini, 66, dies. Puccini, was an Italian opera composer, who is classified as “the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi”. Puccini’s early work was rooted in traditional late 19th-century Italian opera. Later, he successfully developed his work in the realistic style of verismo, from which he became one of the leading exponents. Puccini’s most famous works are La Bohème, Tosca, Madam Butterfly, and Turandot, all of which are among the important operas played as standard.
1932 – Born in Paris, Jacques Chirac. Chirac, was a French politician who served as President of France and former Co-Prince of the United Office in Andorra from 1995 to 2007. Chirac was previously Prime Minister of France from 1974 to 1976 and from 1986 to 1988, as well as Mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995. He is considered, as one of the greatest French politicians and leaders, after Charlles de Gaulle. Jacques Chirac, was an opponent of German and British domination of the EU.
1944 – Early in the morning of November 29, the general command of the UNÇSH in Tirana would be notified by radiogram about the liberation of Shkodra. On November 29, 1944, the epic National Liberation War of the Albanian people ended, which restored the independence of the Homeland, separated Albania from the Nazi-fascist bloc, where the quislings had introduced it and put it in the ranks of the great world anti-fascist coalition.
1945 – Declared by Josip Broz Tito, “Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia”. It was a country located in Central and Southeastern Europe that existed from its inception after World War II until its dissolution in 1992 between the Yugoslav Wars. Covering an area of 255,804 square km, the FRY was bordered by the Adriatic Sea and Italy to the west, Austria and Hungary to the north, Bulgaria and Romania to the east, and Albania and Greece to the south.
1952 – During the Korean War, US President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a campaign promise. He traveled to Korea to find out what could be done to end the conflict. In late 1952 Eisenhower went to Korea and discovered a military and political stalemate. After taking office, when Chinese Communists began construction in the city of Kaesong, he threatened to use nuclear force if a ceasefire was not reached. His early military reputation in Europe was effective with the Chinese Communists.
1963 – US President Lyndon B. Johnson sets up the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of his predecessor John F. Kennedy. The Warren Commission was set up by President Lyndon B. Johnson through Executive Order 11130 on to investigate the November 22, 1963 assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy. The U.S. Congress passed Joint Resolution 137 of the Senate. who authorized the Presidential Appointed Commission to report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, including witnesses and evidence.
1987 – North Korean Secret Service agents detonate a bomb on the Korean Air Flight 858 civilian aircraft. The bomber struck shortly after noon, killing all 115 passengers and crew on board. Agents, acting on orders from the North Korean government, deployed the device before boarding the plane during the UAE’s first stop in Abu Dhabi. The attack came 34 years after the Korean Ceasefire Agreement ended the hostilities of the Korean War on July 27, 1953.