On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1892

Historical Events

  • Britain & US sign treaty on seal hunting in Bering Sea
  • St. Petersburg, Florida is incorporated

Famous Birthdays

  • Augusta Savage (Fells), African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate, born in Green Cove Springs, Florida (1962)
1892 Highlights

About February 29, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces