On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 40th Grand National: John Jones aboard 7/1 chance Shifnal wins by 2 lengths from Martha

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMark Hopkins

Mark Hopkins, American business tycoon and railroad executive (Central Pacific Railroad), dies at 64

Business Tycoon and Railroad Executive Mark Hopkins
Business Tycoon and Railroad Executive
Mark Hopkins