29 February 2016

Osceola Attacks

29 February 1836  

On this date in 1836...

Chief Osceola’s force of 1,500 Seminole warriors mounted a major attack on the stockade of General Edmund Gaines on the Withlacoochee River in Florida. Many men on both sides are wounded during the attack.

Other Years:

  • 1912 - South Carolina increased the minimum age for factory, mill, and mine workers to fourteen.
  • 1892 - The city of St. Petersburg, Florida was incorporated.

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