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Events of March 29th:
March 29th is the 88th day of the year (89th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 277 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about March 29th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on March 29th:
1790 John Tyler (10th US President)
1903 Arthur Negus (broadcaster, antiques expert)
1916 Eugene McCarthy (US politician)
1929 Richard Lewontin (biologist)
1943 Sir John Major (British Prime Minister)
1943 Vangelis (musician, composer)
1943 Eric Idle (actor, comedian - Monty Python)
1949 Dave Greenfield (keyboard player - The Stranglers)
1957 Christopher Lambert (actor)
1960 Annabella Sciorra (actress)
1964 Elle Macpherson (model)
1965 Jill Goodacre (model)
1968 Lucy Lawless (actress - Xena)
1976 Jennifer Capriati (tennis player)
March 29th in History:
1808 Koldinghus castle in Kolding, Denmark, is heavily damaged by a fire.
1847 General Winfield Scott captures Veracruz during the Mexican-American War.
1849 United Kingdom annexes the Punjab (today part of India and Pakistan)
1871 Queen Victoria opens the Royal Albert Hall.
1882 Knights of Columbus established.
1886 Dr John Pemberton invents Coca-Cola.
1951 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage (they will later be executed).
1971 Lieutenant William Calley is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison for his part in the My Lai massacre.
1973 Last US combat troops leave South Vietnam.
1974 Mariner 10 is the first space probe to fly by Mercury.
2004 Ireland is the first country to ban smoking in all work places.
2008 The fire which 200 years previously damaged Koldinghus castle in Kolding, Denmark, is re-enacted using smoke, lighting, and sound effects.
2010 Two female suicide bombers attack the Moscow Metro subway system, killing 40.
March 29th is also:
National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
People born on March 29th are Aries
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