On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie-Louise Meilleur, French-Canadian supercentenarian lived past 117, born in Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army), dies at 47
  • Paul Octave H├ębert, American Brigadier General and 14th Governor of Louisiana, dies at 61
1880 Highlights

About August 29, 1880

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo