On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1792

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGioachino Rossini

Gioachino Rossini, Italian composer (Barber of Seville), born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 1839)

  • Karl Ernst von Baler, Russian naturalist (discovered human ovum)
1792 Highlights

About February 29, 1792

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces