What Happened on October 25, 1829

Historical Events

  • Eastern State Penitentiary opens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the world's 1st prison to entirely use solitary confinement system intended for rehabilitation; designed by Robert Strickland, it closed in 1971, and is now a museum [1]
1829 Highlights

About October 25, 1829

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 193 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio