What Happened on March 29, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


CommunicationNiagara Falls Stops Flowing

Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam


Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War

Famous Deaths

  • John Jacob Astor, charted American Fur Company, dies at 84