On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • William James Mayo, American surgeon and co-founder (Mayo Clinic in Minnesota), born in Le Sueur, Minnesota (d. 1939)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestElizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, British poet and writer ("How Do I Love thee"), dies at 55


1861 Highlights

About June 29, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer