March 1829 in History

Events in History

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

President Inaugurated

Mar 4 Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th US President

  • Mar 4 Unruly crowd mobs White House during President Andrew Jackson's inaugural ball
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 2 Carl Schurz, German-American journalist and Major General (Union Army), born in Erftstadt, Germany (d. 1906)
  • Mar 14 Charles Charlesworth, English boy who died of old age before he was 7 years old, born in Straffordshire, England
  • Mar 18 William R Boggs, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and chief of engineers, born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1911)
  • Mar 19 Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (d. 1901)
  • Mar 24 George Francis Train, American businessman (d. 1904)
  • Mar 24 Ignacio Zaragoza, Mexican general (d. 1862)
  • Mar 29 Ritta & Christina Parodi, Siamese twins, born in Sassare, Sardinia (d. 1829)
  • Mar 29 Robert Emmet Rodes, American Civil War Confederate Army Major General, born in Lynchburg, Virginia (d. 1864)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 2 Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, conspirator and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence (b. 1768)
  • Mar 5 John Adams, last surviving HMS Bounty mutineer (b. 1766)