What Happened on August 29, 1877

Famous Birthdays

  • Dudley Pound, British admiral of the fleet and 1st Sea Lord (Jutland, WW II), born in Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England (d. 1943)

Famous Deaths

Brigham Young (1801-1877)

American religious leader (Latter-day Saints), dies of peritonitis at 76

1877 Highlights

About August 29, 1877

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 146 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo