On February 29th...
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Farnese, the future Pope Paul III, was born.
1692 Sarah Good,
Sarah Osborne, and Tituba, an Indian servant,
became the first people to be accused of
witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts.
1712 Marquis de
Montcalm, French commander in Quebec, was born.
composer Gioacchino Antonio Rossini was born.
Gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland and
Italy was completed.
Petersburg, Florida, was incorporated.
Garrett, killer of Billy the Kid, died.
Dinah Shore was born.
1936 Astronaut Jack Robert Lousma was born.
Actor Dennis Farina was born.
The first Playboy Club opened in Chicago,
Singer Davy Jones died.
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