On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1861

Historical Events

  • American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Joseph Gl├Žser, Czech-Danish composer, dies at 63
1861 Highlights

About August 29, 1861

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo