On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Beecham, English conductor (co-founded and led London Philharmonic, 1932-39; Royal Philharmonic, 1946-60), born in St Helens, Lancashire (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas H. Cooper, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 63
1879 Highlights

About April 29, 1879

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus