On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1835

Historical Events


USATrail of Tears

Treaty of New Echota is signed between the US government and representatives of a minority Cherokee political faction to cede all lands of the Cherokee east of the Mississippi River to the United States

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The Trail of Tears, painting by Robert Lindneux, 1942
The Trail of Tears, painting by Robert Lindneux, 1942
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Famous Deaths

  • Charles-Joseph Tolbecque, French composer, dies at 29
1835 Highlights

About December 29, 1835

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn