On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1862

Historical Events

  • 100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Mississippi
  • New Orleans falls to Union forces during US Civil War

Famous Birthdays

  • Vittorio Mario Vanzo, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1945)
1862 Highlights

About April 29, 1862

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus