On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1880

Historical Events

  • Gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland & Italy completed

Famous Deaths

  • Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)
1880 Highlights

About February 29, 1880

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces