February 29, 1956 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • Bob Speller, Canadian politician
  • J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebrity journalist
  • Jonathan Coleman, Anglo-Australian entertainer

Deaths in History


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