October 29th is officially Internet Day and Hermit Day.
Today marks day 303 of the year, and there are 63 days remaining in 2024. We’re also just a few days away from Halloween!
If this day is your birthday or special to you in some way, then you’ll want to learn all about the past events that all fell on October 29th.
Did you know that on this day in 2015, China increased its one-child policy to two children per family? The controversial policy had been in place since 1979 to slow population growth.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 29th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 29 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Climate Control reported that rising sea levels would “erase” many coastal cities by as early as 2050.
The announcement poses a threat to over 300 million people.
Nigel Richards won the World Scrabble Championships for the fourth time in a row with the word “groutier.”
Groutier means sulky, surly, or bad-tempered.
Istanbul Airport was opened by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The huge facility can accommodate up to 200 million passengers a year!
China increased its one-child policy to two children per family.
Communist officials cited an aging population and the need to “balance social demographics” as the main reasons for relaxing the regulation.
The James Bond spy movie “Quantum of Solace” with Daniel Craig premiered in London.
It was the first Bond movie to feature a blonde James Bond and was a reboot of the series.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner became Argentina’s first female president.
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Memorable quotes are being said or written every day. Here we have the most notable quote ever said on October 29.
To love truth for truth’s sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
National Hermit Day
It’s time to disengage from the world, if only for a day, and celebrate shying away from society. You could go the full mile and stay in a secluded cabin or lock yourself away in your home for the day and pretend the outside world doesn’t exist; just stay away from other people!
International Internet Day
On this day in 1969, the first internet connection was made, and the world has never been the same since. You can treat International Internat Day as a somber holiday and reflect on how the internet has shaped your life, or just use the internet as you please!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
There was a woman from Germany who had such amazing vision; she could identify people from a mile away.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on October 29 share the Scorpio zodiac sign.
Scorpio is a water sign and is the eighth sign of the zodiac. Scorpio’s colors are deep red, maroon, black, and brown. People born between October 23 and November 21 fall into this astrological sign.
For all of you born in October, your allocated birthstone is the Pink Tourmaline. Tourmaline comes in almost every color of the rainbow. At one point in time, every color of tourmaline had different names; however, these days, the color is added as a prefix, such as “pink tourmaline” or “green tourmaline.”
If you were born on this day, your estimated date of conception would be February 5th in the same year.
Babies conceived on October 29, 2024, will be due next year around July 22.