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Historical Events In February - 29

Thursday, 08 June 2023

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

1288  On February - 29 it becomes legal in Scotland for a woman to propose marriage to a man.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1468  Paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1504  Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican natives into providing his crew with food on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1504  On February - 29 columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1528  On this day in history patrick Hamilton, student of Parid, Louvain, St Andrews, Marburg, Abbot of Fearn, burned at St Andrew for heresy, the first Reformation martyr in Scotland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1528  Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1692  On this day in history sarah Good & Tituba, an Indian servant, accused of witchcraft, Salem  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1692  Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1704  On this day in history french & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1704  French & Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 50, abduct 100 on February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  On February - 29 queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1736  On this day in history the birth of Gioacchino Rossini, Italian operatic composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1736  Anna Lee, Manchester England, founder (Shaker movement in America) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1784  On February - 29 marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1784  On this day in history franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  On this day in history the birth of John Holland, American inventor of the submarine  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1796  On this day in history jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1796  On February - 29 [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1812  Hermann Hirschboch, German composer on February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On this day in history dutch (King) Willem II marries Russian grand-duchess Anna Paulowna  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1820  On this day in history adolf Schimon, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1828  On this day in history antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1836  Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In February - 29

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1468  Pope Paul III (d. 1549) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1692  Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1692  On this day in history birth of john Byrom, English poet (d. 1763)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1696  Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer was born on February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1728  On this day in history birth of robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Famous Deaths In February - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  Pope Hilarius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1528  Death of Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake on February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1592  On February - 29 death of alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1604  On February - 29 john Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1744  Death of John Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1820  On February - 29 death of johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1844  On February - 29 thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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