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Historical Events In February - 29

Monday, 15 October 2018

0468  On this day in history pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1288  It becomes legal in Scotland for a woman to propose marriage to a man on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  On February - 29 paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1504  On this day in history christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican natives into providing his crew with food.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1504  On this day in history columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1528  Patrick Hamilton, student of Parid, Louvain, St Andrews, Marburg, Abbot of Fearn, burned at St Andrew for heresy, the first Reformation martyr in Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1528  Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74 on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1692  On February - 29 sarah Good & Tituba, an Indian servant, accused of witchcraft, Salem  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1692  Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine) on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1696  English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On February - 29 french & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On this day in history french & Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 50, abduct 100  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1712  February 29 is followed by February 30 in Sweden, in a move to abolish the Swedish calendar for a return to the Old style on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On this day in history queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  On February - 29 eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1736  On February - 29 the birth of Ann Lee, Founder of the American Society of Shakers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1736  On February - 29 the birth of Gioacchino Rossini, Italian operatic composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1736  On this day in history anna Lee, Manchester England, founder (Shaker movement in America)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1780  The Omicron Delta Omega fraternity was founded by Benjamin Franklin at James Madison University on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  On this day in history marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  On February - 29 franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  The birth of John Holland, American inventor of the submarine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1792  Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  On February - 29 jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  Hermann Hirschboch, German composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  On February - 29 dutch (King) Willem II marries Russian grand-duchess Anna Paulowna  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  On this day in history adolf Schimon, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Charles Darwin visits jungle near Bahia Brazil on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1468  On February - 29 birth of paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  On this day in history birth of pope Paul III (d. 1549)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1692  Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine) was born on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1692  John Byrom, English poet (d. 1763) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  On this day in history birth of esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  Eva Marie Veigel, ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick (d.1822) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  On February - 29 birth of robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1736  Anna Lee, Manchester England, founder (Shaker movement in America) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0468  On February - 29 pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1528  Death of Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On this day in history death of alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On this day in history john Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On February - 29 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1744  On February - 29 death of john Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  Death of Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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