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)
  • Franz von Papen, German diplomat and chancellor (1932), born in Werl, Province of Westphalia, German Empire (d. 1969)
1879 Highlights

About October 29, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio