On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1858

Historical Events

  • Great fire in London docks
  • Treaty of Algun, China cedes north bank of Amur River to Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • George Washington Goethals, American army general and civil engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1928)
1858 Highlights

About June 29, 1858

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer