On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1857

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • US Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently forms at Presidio (San Francisco)

Famous Birthdays

  • Édouard Rod, France-Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e), born in Nyon, Switzerland (d. 1910)
  • František Ondříček, Czech violinist and composer, born in Prague (d. 1922)