29th March

The events happened on 29th March are :

1867 : Dominion of Canada created : On this day in 1867, with the British North America Act, the British colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada were united as the Dominion of Canada, and the province of Canada was separated into Quebec and Ontario.

1973 : American troops evacuated Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) as the United States ended its involvement in the Vietnam War.

1951 : Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were found guilty of espionage and sentenced to death for turning over U.S. military secrets to the Soviet Union.

1943 : British Conservative politician John Major, who served as prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1990 to 1997, was born.

1917 : Man o' War, perhaps the most famous American Thoroughbred in 20th-century horse racing, was foaled.

1807 : German astronomer Wilhelm Olbers discovered the minor planet Vesta, the brightest asteroid in the sky.

1790 : John Tyler, the 10th president of the United States (1841–45), was born.

1461 : Edward IV defeated Henry VI for the throne of England in the bloodiest battle of the York-Lancaster conflict known as the Wars of the Roses.

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