On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1916

Historical Events


IrelandEaster Proclamation of 1916

Irish republicans abandon the post office in Dublin and surrender unconditionally, marking the end of the Easter Rising

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The Provisional Government of the Irish Republic to the people of Ireland
The Provisional Government of the Irish Republic to the people of Ireland
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Famous Deaths

  • Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Danish mathematician (Gram-Schmidt process), dies at 65
1916 Highlights

About April 29, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus