On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1784

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille

Philosopher and Writer Marquis de Sade
Philosopher and Writer
Marquis de Sade

Famous Birthdays

  • Leo von Klenze, German architect (New Hermitage), born in Buchladen (d. 1864)
1784 Highlights

About February 29, 1784

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces