What Happened on March 29, 1799

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • New York passes a law aimed at gradually abolishing slavery in the state.

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Person of interestPerson of Interest

Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1852, 1858-59, 1866-68), born in Knowsley, England (d. 1869)

British Prime Minister Edward Smith-Stanley
British Prime Minister
Edward Smith-Stanley