Today in History, English
Today in History, English

35761March 29Event1632 – Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
35762March 29Event1638 – Swedish colonists establish the first European settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden.
35763March 29Event1683 – Yaoya Oshichi, 15-year-old Japanese girl, burnt at the stake for an act of arson committed due to unrequited love.
35764March 29Event1792 – King Gustav III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm's Royal Opera 13 days earlier. He is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf.
35765March 29Event1806 – Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.
35766March 29Event1809 – King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'état. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland's four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.
35767March 29Event1831 – Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniaks rebel against Turkey.
35768March 29Event1847 – Mexican–American War: United States forces led by General Winfield Scott take Veracruz after a siege.
35769March 29Event1849 – The United Kingdom annexes the Punjab.
35770March 29Event1857 – Sepoy Mangal Pandey of the 34th Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry mutinies against the East India Company's rule in India and inspires the protracted Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny.
35771March 29Event1865 – American Civil War: Federal forces under Major General Philip Sheridan move to flank Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee as the Appomattox Campaign begins.
35772March 29Event1867 – Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
35773March 29Event1871 – The Royal Albert Hall is opened by Queen Victoria.
35774March 29Event1879 – Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Kambula: British forces defeat 20,000 Zulus.
35775March 29Event1882 – The Knights of Columbus are established.
35776March 29Event1886 – Dr. John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta.
35777March 29Event1911 – The M1911 .45 ACP pistol becomes the official U.S. Army side arm.
35778March 29Event1930 – Heinrich Brüning is appointed German Reichskanzler.
35779March 29Event1936 – In Germany, Adolf Hitler receives 99% of the votes in a referendum to ratify Germany's illegal reoccupation of the Rhineland, receiving 44.5 million votes out of 45.5 million registered voters.
35780March 29Event1941 – The North American Radio Broadcasting Agreement goes into effect at 03:00 local time.
35781March 29Event1941 – World War II: British Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy forces defeat those of the Italian Regia Marina off the Peloponnesian coast of Greece in the Battle of Cape Matapan.
35782March 29Event1942 – The Bombing of Lübeck in World War II is the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.
35783March 29Event1945 – World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
35784March 29Event1945 – World War II: The German 4th Army is almost destroyed by the Soviet Red Army.
35785March 29Event1946 – Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, one of Mexico's leading universities, is founded.
35786March 29Event1947 – Malagasy Uprising against French colonial rule in Madagascar.
35787March 29Event1951 – Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.
35788March 29Event1957 – The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run, the first major U.S. railroad to be abandoned in its entirety.
35789March 29Event1961 – The Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, allowing residents of Washington, D.C., to vote in presidential elections.
35790March 29Event1962 – Arturo Frondizi, the president of Argentina, is overthrown in a military coup by Argentina's armed forces, ending an 11½ day constitutional crisis.

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