On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1901

Historical Events

  • 63rd Grand National: Jockey Arthur Nightingall wins his 3rd GN aboard 9/1 shot Grudon in a howling snowstorm
  • Edmund Barton is elected Prime Minister in Australia's first parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrija Maurovic, Croatian illustrator (The Tomb in the Rainforest), born in Muo, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • Uuno Kailas, Finnish poet, born in Heinola, Finland (d. 1933)
1901 Highlights

About March 29, 1901

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries