On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1866

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Darwin Rogers, American Geologist (theory of mountain building, first geological mapping of Pennsylvania), dies at 57
  • Winfield Scott, American army general (Union) and presidential candidate, dies at 79
1866 Highlights

About May 29, 1866

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini