On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1853

Famous Birthdays

  • Josephine Beall Bruce, African-American activist (NACW) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1923)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer, dies at 68
  • William Richard Bexfield, English composer, dies at 29
1853 Highlights

About October 29, 1853

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 167 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio