On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Barney Oldfield, American auto racer (International Motorsports Hall of Fame; first to drive at 60mph on circular track), born near Wauseon, Ohio (d. 1946)
1878 Highlights

About January 29, 1878

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius