On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1829

Person of interestWilliam Booth

Apr 10 William Booth, English preacher and founder of the Salvation Army, born in Sneinton, Nottingham, England (d. 1912) [1]

Co-founder of the Salvation Army William Booth
Co-founder of the Salvation Army
William Booth
  • Apr 15 Mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon, born in Fort Ann, New York (d. 1895)
  • Apr 24 George Peabody Estey, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (d. 1881)