On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1829

Famous Deaths

  • James Smithson, English scientist dies at about 64, his will leaves half a million dollars to the United States to establishes the Smithsonian Institute
  • Louis-S├ębastien Lebrun, French composer, dies at 64
1829 Highlights

About June 27, 1829

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 192 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer