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 This day in History - March 29
368 Historic Events for March 29
1802

Frederic Thieme, composer, dies at 51

Death
1804

Thousands of Whites massacred in Haiti

Event
1813

John Letcher, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1884

Birth
1814

Battle at Horseshoe Bend Ala: Andrew Jackson beats Creek-indians

Event
1816

James Gallant Spears, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869

Birth
1817

Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet

Birth
1819

Isaac Mayer Wise, rabbi/founder (American Hebrew Congregations)

Birth
1819

Edwin Drake, drilled 1st productive US oil well

Birth
1821

Joshua Thomas Owen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1887

Birth
1822

Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter

Birth
1826

J H VoĆ”, writer, dies at 75

Death
1826

Wilhelm Liebknecht, German MP (social-democratic)

Birth
1827

20,000 attend Ludwig von Beethovens burial in Vienna

Event
1829

Robert Emmet Rodes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1829

Ritta and Christina, Siamese twins, in Sardinia

Birth
1831

Amelia Barr, writer

Birth
1837

Maria Fitzherbert, morganatic wife of King George IV, dies

Death
1839

Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56

Death
1847

Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66

Death
1847

12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico [or 0327?]

Event
1848

John Jacob Astor, charted American Fur Company, dies at 84

Death
1848

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

Event
1848

Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War

Birth
1849

Britain formally annexs Punjab after defeat of Sikhs in India

Event
1850

Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die

Event