What Happened on February 29, 1692

Historical Events

Salem Witch Trials

First people are accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts - Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba, a West Indian slave

Famous Birthdays

  • John Byrom, English poet and the inventor of shorthand, born in Manchester, England (d. 1763)
Born in 1692
1692 Highlights

About February 29, 1692

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 331 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces