On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1848

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general and minister of War, born in Sheshurino, Russia (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor [Johann Jakob Astor] German-American businessman (first multi-millionaire in the United States), dies at 84

1848 Highlights

About March 29, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries