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Historical Events In February - 29

Sunday, 17 February 2019

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

1288  On this day in history it becomes legal in Scotland for a woman to propose marriage to a man.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1504  On February - 29 christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican natives into providing his crew with food.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1504  On February - 29 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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1696  English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  On February - 29 esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  French & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1720  On February - 29 queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1736  The birth of Ann Lee, Founder of the American Society of Shakers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1780  On February - 29 the Omicron Delta Omega fraternity was founded by Benjamin Franklin at James Madison University.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1792  Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville) on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  Jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1816  Dutch (King) Willem II marries Russian grand-duchess Anna Paulowna on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  Adolf Schimon, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On this day in history antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Charles Darwin visits jungle near Bahia Brazil on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  On this day in history giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1468  Paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49) was born on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  Pope Paul III (d. 1549) was born on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1692  John Byrom, English poet (d. 1763) was born on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  On February - 29 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  Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner) was born on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1736  Anna Lee, Manchester England, founder (Shaker movement in America) was born on February - 29.  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  On February - 29 death of patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On February - 29 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  Death of Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1844  On February - 29 thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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