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Historical Events In February - 29

Friday, 24 January 2020

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  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  Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1528  On February - 29 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  On this day in history edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine)  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  On February - 29 esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On this day in history french & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100  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  Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns on February - 29.  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 this day in history 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 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 February - 29 marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille  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  On this day in history gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1796  Jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England on February - 29.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1832  On February - 29 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 February - 29.  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 February - 29.  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 February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1728  Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner) was born on this day in history.  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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Famous Deaths In February - 29

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  On this day in history 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 February - 29 death of alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)  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  Death of Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) on February - 29.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1744  On this day in history death of john Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683)  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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