On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1844

Historical Events

  • 1st white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Carpenter, English poet and philosopher (Civilisation, Its Cause and Cure), born in Hove, Sussex, England (d. 1929)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Ignatius Rice, Irish founder of the Christian Brothers and Presentation Brothers (b. 1762)
1844 Highlights

About August 29, 1844

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo