What Happened in March 1829

Historical Events

  • Mar 2 New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston

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Mar 4 Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th US President

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson
  • Mar 4 Unruly crowd mobs White House during President Jackson inaugural ball
  • Mar 16 Ohio authorizes high school night classes
  • Mar 22 The three protecting powers (Britain, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece.

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 2 Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist
  • Mar 14 Charles Charlesworth, England, (dies at 7 of old age)
  • Mar 18 William Robertson Boggs, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1911)
  • Mar 19 Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)
  • Mar 20 Charles Albert White, composer
  • Mar 24 George Francis Train, American businessman (d. 1904)
  • Mar 24 Ignacio Zaragoza, Mexican general (d. 1862)
  • Mar 29 Ritta & Christina Parodi, Siamese twins, born in Sassare, Sardinia (d. 1829)
  • Mar 29 Robert Emmet Rodes, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 2 Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, conspirator and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence (b. 1768)
  • Mar 5 John Adams, last surviving HMS Bounty mutineer (b. 1766)