On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1756

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • England & France meet in war
  • Prussian Libya occupies Saxson: beginning 7 years War

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Graf von Bellegarde, Austrian field marshal and statesman, born in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1845)
  • Jan Śniadecki, Polish mathematician and astronomer, born in Żnin, Poland (d. 1830)