What Happened on April 29, 1863

WR Hearst – The Master of Fake News

Historical Events

  • Battle of Grand Gulf, Mississippi: Union navy ironclad warships attack Confederate fortifications

Famous Birthdays

  • Constantine P Cavafy, Egyptian Greek poet, journalist and civil servant, born in Alexandria, Egypt Province, Ottoman Empire (d. 1933)
  • Mary Theresa Ledóchowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (founded the Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver), born in Loosdorf, Lower Austria, Austrian Empire (d. 1922)

William Randolph HearstWilliam Randolph Hearst (1863-1951)

American newspaper publisher (San Francisco Examiner, Seattle P-I), born in San Francisco, California

Born in 1863

About April 29, 1863

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus