February 29, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 45 U boats sunk this month (170,000 ton)
  • Finland initiates Winter War peace negotiations
  • Frederic from G & S "Pirates of Penzance" finally released by pirate

Birthdays in History

  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople

Deaths in History

  • Edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies