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29th February

1504
Columbus used a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians on 29th February, 1504. A total lunar eclipse happened on 1st March, 1504. It appeared at sunset for the Americas, and later over night over Africa and Europe, and near sunrise over Asia. Christopher Columbus is in an determination to encourage the natives of Jamaica to endure provisioning him and his hungry men, effectively scared the natives by correctly predicting a total lunar eclipse for 1st March, 1504 what visible on the evening of February 29 in the Americas, using the Ephemeris of the German astronomer Regiomontanus.

1696
English ex-premier Earl Danby was suspected of corruption on 29th February, 1696. But about this news no information is found from any authentic source. No news site covered this news on the site or published the news with importance.

1704
French & Indians attacked Deerfield, Mass, killed 50 people and abducted 100 people on 29th February, 1704. The 1704 Raid on Deerfield is also known as the Deerfield Massacre. It happened during Queen Anne’s War on 29th February of the year 1704 when Native American and French forces under the command of Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville attacked the English frontier payment at Deerfield, Massachusetts, just before dawn, burning part of the city, killing around 50 villagers, and taking 112 settlers captive to Canada, of whom 60 were later cashed. Characteristic of the minor scale frontier fight in Queen Anne’s War, the French-led raid trusted on a alliance of French soldiers and a diversity of Indian populaces, including in the energy of approximately 300 a number of Pocumtucs who had once lived in the Deerfield part.

1720
Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigned on 29th February, 1720. Ulrika Eleonora or Ulrica Eleanor born on 23rd January 1688 and died on 24th November 1741. She was also recognized as Ulrika Eleonora the Younger, was Queen regnant of Sweden from 5th December of the year 1718 to 29th February 1720, and then Queen consort till her decease.

1784
Marquis de Sade moved from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille on 29th February, 1784. Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade born on 2nd June 1740 and died on 2nd December 1814. He was a French aristocrat, philosopher, revolutionary politician, and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality. In the year 1784, Vincennes was shut, and Sade was moved to the Bastille. On 2 July 1789, he supposedly shouted out from his cell to the troop outside, “They are murder the prisoners here!”, and a trouble began to foment. After two days, he was transported to the insane asylum at Charenton near Paris. The storming of the Bastille, a major event of the French Rebellion, would happen a few days later on 14th July.

1832
Charles Darwin visited jungle near Bahia Brazil on 29th February, 1832. Charles Robert Darwin was an English geologist, naturalist and biologist. He is also best known as for his aids to the science of development. He is familiar that all classes of life have interested ended time from common families and, in a combined publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, presented his scientific theory that this dividing pattern of evolution caused from a procedure that he called natural selection, in which the fight for being has a similar effect to the false selection complicated in selective breeding.

1848
The Principality of Neuchâtel declared itself independent of Prussia on 29th February, 1848. The Republic and Canton of Neuchâtel is a canton of French speaking western Switzerland. In the year 2007, its populace was 169,782, of whom 39,654 or 23.4% were foreigners. The capital is Neuchatel.

1856
Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War concluded on 29th February, 1856. The Russo-Turkish wars were a sequence of wars what boxed between the Ottoman Empire and the Russian Empire between the 16th and 20th centuries. It was one of the longest series of martial battles in European history. When in the year 1853 Russia demolished the whole Ottoman fleet at Sinop, France and Britain concluded that equipped interference on the side of the Ottomans was the only way to stop a enormous Russian growth. Even though Russians and Ottomans were on opposite sides, the roots of the resultant Crimean War lay in the rivalry between the Russians and the British. The war ended disapprovingly for the Russians, with the Paris peace of the year 1856.

1868
1st British government of Benjamin Disraeli formed on 29th February, 1868. Benjamin Disraeli is also known as 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS. He born on 21st December 1804 and died 19th April 1881. He was a British writer and candidate who twice attended as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He played a central part in the formation of the modern Traditional Party, important its policies and its broad outreach. Disraeli is recalled for his influential voice in world matters, his political clashes with the Liberal Party leader William Ewart Gladstone, and his one-nation obscurantism or “Tory democracy”. He made the Fundamentalists the party most recognized with the splendor and power of the British Territory. He was the only British Prime Minister of Jewish birth.

1892
St. Petersburg, Florida was combined on 29th February, 1892. St. Petersburg is a town what is in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the year 2015 census approximation, the populace was 257,083, making it the 5th most crowded city in Florida and the major in the state that is not a county seat. The 1st major newspaper to entrance in Tampa Bay was the St. Petersburg Times what is reputable in the year 1884. St. Petersburg was merged as a city on 29th February, 1892, when it had a populace of only about 300 people.

1908
Dutch scientists produced solid helium on 29th February, 1908. Helium is an important chemical part with symbol is “He” and its atomic number is “2”. It is a colorless, tasteless, odorless, monatomic gas, non-toxic, inert, the 1st in the noble gas group in the periodic table. Its boiling fact is the lowest among all the elements. Helium was first liquid by Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes by cooling the gas to less than one kelvin. He tried to harden it by extra dropping the illness but futile because helium does not harden at atmospheric pressure. Willem Hendrik Keesom was finally able to solidify 1 cm3 of helium in the year 1926 by applying additional external pressure. However, in the year 1908, helium was first liquefied by Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes by freezing the gas to less than one kelvin.

1940
Hattie McDaniel became 1st black woman who won an Oscar on 29th February, 1940. Hattie McDaniel was an African American professional singer-songwriter, stage actress, and comedian. She is the best recognized for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind of year 1939, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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