What Happened on July 4, 1829

Historical Events

  • Cornerstone laid for 2nd US mint at Chestnut and Juniper St, Philadelphia, the "Grecian Temple"
  • The first London bus "omnibus", operated by George Shillibeer, begins service between Marylebone Road and Bank Junction

Famous Birthdays

  • Hermann Kotzschmar, German-American composer, born in Finsterwalde, Germany (d. 1909)
1829 Highlights

About July 4, 1829

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 193 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer