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Historical Events In February - 29

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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  On February - 29 paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49)  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  Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians on February - 29.  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  On this day in history john Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74  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  On this day in history edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1696  On this day in history english ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption  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  French & Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 50, abduct 100 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1712  On this day in history 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 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 February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1736  Anna Lee, Manchester England, founder (Shaker movement in America) on February - 29.  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 this day in history marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1792  The birth of John Holland, American inventor of the submarine on February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1792  On February - 29 gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro Italy, composer (Barber of Seville)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1796  On this day in history [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1812  On this day in history hermann Hirschboch, German composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  Dutch (King) Willem II marries Russian grand-duchess Anna Paulowna on February - 29.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1820  On February - 29 adolf Schimon, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1468  Paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49) was born on this day in history.  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 February - 29 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1728  Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner) was born on this day in history.  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

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

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