On This Day

Birthdays in History in April 1829

  • Apr 10 William Booth, English preacher and founder (Salvation Army), born in Sneinton, Nottingham, England (d. 1912)
  • Apr 15 Mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon, born in Fort Ann, New York (d. 1895)
  • Apr 24 George Peabody Estey, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (d. 1881)