What Happened on April 29, 1854

Historical Events

  • Ashmun Institute (later Lincoln University), in Hinsonville, Pennsylvania, receives its charter from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, making it the 1st degree-granting Black college in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri PoincarĂ©, French mathematician (PoincarĂ© conjecture), born in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France (d. 1912)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English general, dies at 85
1854 Highlights

About April 29, 1854

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus