On This Day

Historical Events in March 1829

  • Mar 2 New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston

President Inaugurated

Mar 4 Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th US President

Music History

Mar 11 Johann Sebastian Bach's "St Matthew Passion" is revived by Felix Mendelssohn, aged 20, conducting in Berlin

  • Mar 16 Ohio authorizes high school night classes

Historic Event

Mar 17 Final performance by famous clown Joseph Grimaldi at a benefit performance at Sadler's Wells, London

  • Mar 22 The three protecting powers (Britain, France and Russia) establish the borders of Greece