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What Happened on February 29, 1832

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Darwin walks through the tropical forests of Bahia in Brazil, describing the experience as being in "transports of pleasure"

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

1832 Highlights

About February 29, 1832

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 189 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces