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Know what happened on 29th March


Importance of 29th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 29th March special in the world history.

2004
Ireland becomes first country in the world to ban smoking in public places
Ireland
1981
First London marathon run
Great Britain
1957
Death of Joyce Cary, Irish-born British novelist
Ireland
1913
Birth of R S Thomas, Welsh poet.
Great Britain
1912
Death of Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Scott of the Antarctic.
Great Britain
1902
Birth of William Walton, composer
Great Britain
1886
CocaCola if first brewed by Dr. John Pemberton.
United States
1871
Opening of Royal Albert Hall
Great Britain
1857
Start of the Sepoy Mutiny against the English East India Company.
India
1849
Annexation of the Punjab by the British
India
1809
King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicated, unwittingly forfeiting the crown for his whole family
Sweden
1792
Death of Carl Gustav III of Sweden, shot in the back on March 16th by Jakob Johan Anckarström.
Sweden
1788
Death of Charles Wesley, Methodist and hymn writer.
Great Britain
1751
Death of Thomas Coram, sea captain and philanthropist who endowed the Foundling Hospital, now known as The Thomas Coram Foundation for Children.
Great Britain
1720
Death of Charles Vane, pirate, executed at Port Royal, Jamaica. With his death the golden age of piracy came to an end.
1644
Britich Civil War battle of Alresford or Cheriton as it is often known.
Great Britain
1461
Battle of Towton in the War of ther Roses.
Great Britain
1058
Death of Pope Stephen IX
Italy
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