Historical Events In December - 29
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1809 On this day in history albert Pike, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1812 On December - 29 the USS Constitution under the command of Captain William Bainbridge, captures the HMS Java off the coast of Brazil after a three hour battle.
1813 British soldiers burn the town of Buffalo, New York, during this War of 1812 battle on December - 29.
1813 On December - 29 major General Phineas Riall attacks villages of Black Rock and Buffalo with a party of Canadian militia and Indians to get revenge on burning of Newark and Queenston on Dec. 10.
1813 On December - 29 british burn Buffalo, NY during War of 1812
1813 On this day in history etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer
1815 On December - 29 saartjie Baartman, Hottentot Venus, dies in Paris
1821 On December - 29 jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, S Neth general, dies at 61
1822 On this day in history albert Christoph Dies, composer, dies at 67
1825 Giuseppe Maria Gioacchino Cambini, composer, dies on December - 29.
1831 Adam Badeau, Bvt Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 on this day in history.
1833 On December - 29 john James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks)
1835 On this day in history the Treaty of New Echota is signed, ceding all the lands of the Cherokee east of the Mississippi River to the United States.
1835 On December - 29 charles-Joseph Tolbecque, composer, dies at 29
1836 Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83 on December - 29.
1837 On December - 29 canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo
1837 On this day in history royal Navy Commander Andrew Drew 1792-1878 and a group of Canadian militiamen cross the Niagara River to Fort Schlosser, and capture the American supply steamer Caroline, burn the ship and set her adrife in the river towards Niagra FAlls
1837 Steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine on this day in history.
1841 On this day in history king/grand duke Willem II installs Order of Eikenkroon
1845 Texas is admitted as the 28th state of the US on December - 29.
1845 Texas admitted as 28th state on December - 29.
1847 On this day in history william Crotch, composer, dies at 72
1848 On this day in history gas lights first installed at White House (Polk's administration)
1848 Gaslights are installed in the White House on this day in history.
1848 Gas lights 1st installed at White House (Polk's administration) on December - 29.
1850 On December - 29 tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer
1851 On December - 29 first Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston)
1851 On December - 29 the first YMCA in the USA is organized in Boston.
1851 On this day in history 1st Young Men's Christian Association chapter opened (Boston)
1852 On December - 29 emma Snodgrass arrested in Boston for wearing pants
1856 Thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes integral) on December - 29.
1857 On December - 29 franz Liszt's "Die Hunnenschlacht," premieres in Weimar
1859 On this day in history venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20)
1860 On December - 29 the first British seagoing iron-clad warship, HMS Warrior is launched.