On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1829

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Schurz, German-American journalist and Major General (Union Army), born in Erftstadt, Germany (d. 1906)

Famous Deaths

  • Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, conspirator and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence (b. 1768)