On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1862

Historical Events

  • American Civil War: Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested by Union troops and detained at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C.
1862 Highlights

About July 29, 1862

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo