On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Simpson, Scottish golfer (British Open 1884), born in Earlsferry, Fife (d. 1895)
  • Venustiano Carranza, Mexican revolutionary and President of Mexico (1915-20), born in Cuatro CiĆ©negas, Coahuila, Mexico (d. 1920)
1859 Highlights

About December 29, 1859

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn