History & Tiki Trivia: February 29
45 BC Emperor Julius Caesar creates the concept of Leap year
1504 Explorer Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians.
1692 Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and West Indian slave Tituba are the first to be accused of Witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts.
1832 Charles Darwin describes walking through the tropical forests of Bahia in Brazil as being in “transports of pleasure”.