On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dutch scientists produce solid helium

Famous Birthdays

  • Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
  • Balthus, painter (Valerie)

Famous Deaths

  • John Hope, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow, first Governor-General of Australia (as Lord Hopetoun)
  • Pat Garrett, American Western lawman, dies at 57