What Happened on March 29, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


CommunicationNiagara Falls Stops Flowing

Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam


Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Businessman John Jacob Astor
Businessman
John Jacob Astor