Behind History For September 29 – Today in History
1911 – Italy declares war on Ottoman Empire.
1918 – World War I: Bulgaria signs the Armistice of Salonica (to cease fire).
1923 – The French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon takes place and was in effet.
1923 – The First American Track & Field championships for women happens.
1932 – Chaco War: Last day of the Battle of Boquerón fought between Paraguay and Bolivia.
1941 – World War II: German forces, with the help of local Ukrainian forces, begin the two-day Babi Yar massacre.
1949 – The Communist Party in China writes the Common Programme for the future of People’s Republic of China.
1957 – The Kyshtym disaster (Nuclear production site in russia) is the third-worst nuclear accident ever recorded.
1971 – Oman joins Arab League.
1988 – NASA launches STS-26, the 1st mission since the Challenger disaster.
2009 – The 8.1 Mw Samoa earthquake results in a tsunami that kills 189 and injures hundreds.
2019 – At least 59 people are reported dead due to monsoon rains in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, India. 350 people have died this year due to rain in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh.