On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Morarji Desai, Indian politician and activist, 4th Prime Minister of India (1977-79), born in Bhadeli, British India (d. 1995)
  • Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer
  • Stanley Swash, CEO (Woolworths)
  • William W Wellman, director (Star is Born), born in Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer