On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1873

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillermo Valencia, Colombian poet, translator and statesman, born in Popay├ín, Cauca, Colombia (d. 1943)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Feydeau, French author, dies at 52
  • Johan N M J, king of Saxon (1854-73), dies
  • Leonardus Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship, dies at 78