On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Alva B. Adams, American politician (U.S. Senator from Colorado 1933-41), born in Del Norte, Colorado (d. 1941)

Person of interestFranz von Papen

Franz von Papen, German diplomat and chancellor (1932), born in Werl, Province of Westphalia, German Empire (d. 1969)

Diplomat and Chancellor Franz von Papen
Diplomat and Chancellor
Franz von Papen

1879 Highlights

About October 29, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio