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April 29, 1854 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, receives its charter from Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, making it the 1st degree-granting Black college in US

Birthdays in History

  • Henri PoincarĂ©, French mathematician (PoincarĂ© conjecture), born in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France (d. 1912)

Deaths in History

  • Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English general, dies at 85
1854 in History