March 29, 1848 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

CommunicationNiagara Falls Stops Flowing

Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam

Birthdays in History

  • Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Jacob Astor [Johann Jakob Astor] German-American businessman (first multi-millionaire in the United States), dies at 84

Businessman John Jacob Astor
John Jacob Astor