On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1696

Historical Events

  • English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption

Famous Birthdays

  • Esprit Antoine Blanchard, French composer, born in Pernes (d. 1770)
1696 Highlights

About February 29, 1696

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 324 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces