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It happened on a… December 29

2013

7-time world F1 motor racing champion Michael Schumacher suffers a serious head injury in a ski accident in the French Alps; his condition still remains unclear.

2007

The New England Patriots become the first team in NFL history to finish the regular season 16-0.

1997

Hong Kong began killing 1.25 million chickens, the entire population, for fear of the spread of ‘bird flu’.

1989

NHL star Wayne Gretzky named Male Athlete of the Decade by the Associated Press; Martina Navratilova the Woman Athlete.

1948

Canada recognizes Israel.

1940

During World War II, Germany began dropping incendiary bombs on London.

1888

The first performance of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth took place at the Lyceum Theatre.

1862

Bowling ball invented.

1673

Founding of the Mission Huronne de l’Ancienne-Lorette; many refugees from Huronia.

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