What Happened on February 29, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Islamic Republic forms in Pakistan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Eisenhower announces he would seek a 2nd term

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • Bob Speller, Canadian politician
  • J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebrity journalist
  • Jonathan Coleman, Anglo-Australian entertainer
  • Randy Jackson, rocker (Zebra-I Don't Know, I Don't Care)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65

6th President of the Philippines Elpidio Quirino
6th President of the Philippines
Elpidio Quirino