Tuesday, January 24, 2017


There are 29 bones in a human skull.

29 is the tenth prime number.

India has 29 states.

29 is the atomic number of copper.

A lunar month is very close to 29 days long.

29 is the name of the track from which the Chattanooga Choo Choo departs

Saturn takes over 29 years to orbit the sun.

29 is the highest possible score in a hand of Cribbage or Khanhoo.

There are 29 days in February during a Leap Year.

29 is the retired jersey number for MLB player Rod Carew

Iowa was the 29th US state.

29 was the number of the 2008 Summer Olympics.

There are 29 letters in the Turkish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian alphabets.

29 is the smallest positive whole number that cannot be made from the numbers {1, 2, 3, 4}, using each exactly once and using only addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

The 29er sailing skiff is a high-performance two-handed yacht.

29 pounds is equivalent to 13.2 kilograms. 

There are 29 Knuts in one Sickle in the fictional currency in the Harry Potter novels.

29 is an album by Ryan Adams.

A polygon made up of 29 sides is called an icosikaienneagon, enneacosagon or a nonacosagon.

29 miles in 46. 67 kilometers. 

In religion, there are 29 principles given by Guru Jambheshwar. 

29 written in roman numerals is XXIX.

In Bingo, ball number 29 is called In Your Prime.

29 can be written as 11101 in binary. 

Seven straight cuts through a pizza can divide it into as many as 29 pieces.

29 days equals 696 hours.

It would take 29 million years for a car traveling 100 miles per hour to reach the nearest star.

29 is the name of the town Twentynine Palms, California.

Today, I am 29! 

I'm glad it's {my} birthday
Happy birthday to {me}.

29. Another year. Another adventure around the sun.
28 was quite the year. I am quite ready to turn 29.
Can't wait to see where 29 brings me.
It's going to be an amazing 365 days! 

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21 thoughts on the matter:

Jedidja said... {Reply}

Happy Birtday! Love all the 29's in your post!

Bekah said... {Reply}

LOVE THIS LIST! I always learn so much from you! Happy birthday!

Tom said... {Reply}

Tamar, a Happy Birthday to you. 29, that sure was way back in my history! 29 bones in your head, so that's were the term "bone head" comes from. Thanks so much for stopping by, enjoy!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

H A P P Y B I R T H D A T!!!! I loved this post and all of the facts about the number 29! I see wonderful things in the year ahead for you! Enjoy!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday!! I love all the facts!

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday. I am guessing that you were born on January 24th, well on the same day 19 years earlier I was also.

Hope you enjoy the day.

packmom said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great one.

Handmade in Israel said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday to you! יום הולדת שמח
I hope you are having a lovely day!

Jill Foley said... {Reply}

Happy birthday, Tamar. What a fun post. I'm grateful to have met you in person and to "see" you on a daily basis both here and on instagram. You are a special person. You are the BEST commenter I've ever run across and I always feel like you find something positive and genuine to say - it's appreciated!

fredamans said... {Reply}

Happy birthday! What I wouldn't give to be 29 again... lol

Chere Mama said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday!!!! Hope is is fabulous. Love all the 29s. Great number, that!

Kelly Kardos said... {Reply}

Great list! I'm going to look for one on my next birthday!!!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

Hope you had a wonderful birthday!

(J just got Adam Spencer's "Book of Numbers" and it's got all these interesting facts about every number.)

Rhonda Albom said... {Reply}

Happy birthday. You've proven to me that 29 is a great number.

Uppal said... {Reply}

Happy B'day.Cute candles!

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

I'm a little bit late, but a big Happy Birthday Tamar :) Hope you had a great day lovely!?

Molly said... {Reply}

Happy 29th Birthday to you. I hope you had a fabulous day


CountryMouse said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday! Enjoy being 29 and have a great 365 days.
I love the '29' facts.
I just had my birthday too ... just one year ahead of you.

Kelleyn Rothaermel said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday! Loved seeing the list of 29! Have a great weekend!

Mandy 'n' Justin said... {Reply}

Happy belated birthday! I hope you had a wonderful day! :)

Ida said... {Reply}

Well I'm so happy you enjoyed your 29th Birthday. It looked like a lot of fun was had. - Enjoyed all the different "29" facts too. Hope you have a great year.