On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1860

Historical Events

  • American College established in Rome by Pope Pius IX

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAnton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov, Russian playwright (Cherry Orchard), born in Taganrog, Russia (d. 1904)

Author and Playwright Anton Chekhov
Author and Playwright
Anton Chekhov

1860 Highlights

About January 29, 1860

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius