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Historical Events In February - 29

Sunday, 29 March 2020

0468  On February - 29 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

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

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 Whatsapp

1528  On February - 29 patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at stake  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  Sarah Good & Tituba, an Indian servant, accused of witchcraft, Salem on this day in history.  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  On February - 29 english ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1720  On February - 29 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  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 February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1736  On February - 29 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  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  Marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  Franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg) on this day in history.  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  Jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1812  Hermann Hirschboch, German composer on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1820  Adolf Schimon, composer on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1468  Pope Paul III (d. 1549) was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history birth of john Byrom, English poet (d. 1763)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1724  On February - 29 birth of 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) 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 this day in history 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  Death of Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540) on February - 29.  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

1740  On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1744  Death of John Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683) on this day in history.  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 this day in history thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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