On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1876

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles F. Kettering, American inventor (auto self-starter), born in Loudenville, Ohio (d. 1958)
  • Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (1939-48), born in Haeju, Hwanghae, Korea (d. 1949)
1876 Highlights

About August 29, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo