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March 29th is officially World Piano Day and Niagara Falls Runs Dry Day.
Welcome to day 88 of 365! We’re still 277 days away from celebrating the new year, but we’ve gotta look forward to something right?
People who were born on March 29th share the Aries zodiac sign.
March 29 in history has been an interesting day to say the least. You’re going to love learning about all the facts & historical events that all occurred on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1848, Niagara Falls waterfall stopped flowing due to an ice jam? This stoppage occurred for approximately 30 to 40 hours.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 29th in history!
What Happened On March 29 In History?
Billie Eilish released her first ever album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
At the 2020 Grammy Awards, it won Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. Its best selling single, "Bad Guy", won Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
Rihanna’s single “Umbrella” was released.
It featured Jay-Z and spent 7 weeks as #1 on Billboard's Top 100.
Ireland became the first in the world to ban smoking in pubs, restaurants and workplaces.
Europe’s longest bridge officially opened in Lisbon, Portugal.
The Vasco da Gama Bridge is an impressive 7.6 miles (12.3 km) long!
China’s famous Terracotta Army was uncovered by a group of farmers near Xi’an, China.
The buried army consisted of 6,000 clay warriors and were placed underground in 210-209 BCE to protect China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, in the afterlife.
NASA’s Mariner 10 became the first spacecraft to reach Mercury.
The Mariner 10 flew close to Mercury to take pictures of the planet.
The black and white romantic comedy “Some Like it Hot” was released to movie theaters in New York City.
US President Herbert Hoover installed the White House’s first telephone.
It was placed prominently on his Oval Office desk.
Queen Victoria opened the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Niagara Falls waterfall stopped flowing due to an ice jam.
The flow stopped for 30 to 40 hours and it's the only time it's recorded to have happened.
Beethoven performed in person for the first time.
He performed the Piano Concerto No. 2 in Vienna, Austria.