What Happened on February 29, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7-man Panama Canal Commission to proceed with completing a canal at the Isthmus

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

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