On This Day in History - February 29
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|What Happened On This Day In History - February 29|
1504 February 29
Christopher Columbus uses his knowledge of a lunar eclipse that night to convince Native Americans to provide him with supplies.
1644 February 29
Abel Tasmans second Pacific voyage began.
1704 February 29
Queen Anne's War: French forces and Native Americans stage a raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, killing 56 villagers and taking more than 100 captive.
1956 February 29
Islamic Republic established in Pakistan