What Happened on April 29, 1863

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (Fredericksburg, Wilderness Tavern)

Famous Birthdays

  • Constantine P. Cavafy, Greek poet (d. 1933)
  • Maria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (d. 1922)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

William Randolph Hearst, American newspaper publisher (San Francisco Examiner, Seattle P-I), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1951)

Newspaper Publisher William Randolph Hearst
Newspaper Publisher
William Randolph Hearst