On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Indian Wars: The Modoc War begins with the Battle of Lost River.

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelius Kreighoff, Canadian, dies
  • Giovanni Tadolini, composer, dies at 83
  • Horace Greeley, US founder/publisher (NY Tribune), dies at 61