On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1837

Famous Birthdays

  • Abraham Kuyper, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1901-05), born in Maassluis, Netherlands (d. 1920)
  • Harriet Powers, African-American slave and quilt maker (Bible Quilt 1886), born in Clarke County, Georgia (d. 1910)
1837 Highlights

About October 29, 1837

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio