On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1786

Historical Events

  • Shays' Rebellion, an armed uprising in Springfield and Worcester, Massachusetts, by citizens in opposition to the government's increased efforts to collect taxes on both individuals and their businesses
1786 Highlights

About August 29, 1786

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 235 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo