Historical Events on February 29th, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st pulsar announced (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge)
  • Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Howard Hanson's 6th Symphony, premieres

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Comm) reports against racism & demands aid given to blacks
  • US end regular flights with nuclear bombs
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site