On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1504

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians

Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
Explorer of the New World
Christopher Columbus

1504 Highlights

About February 29, 1504

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 516 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces