On This Day

What Happened on February 29, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Rugantino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • Frank Rugani sets badminton shuttlecock distance record, 24.3 m

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LBJ reveals US secretly developed the A-11 jet fighter

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • NC high school basketball teams play to 56-54 score in 13 overtime

Famous Birthdays

  • Henrik Sundstrom, Swedish tennis star
  • Jahred Shane, Afro-Brazilian rapper/singer of Hed PE
  • James RB Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Albertson, American actor (Psycho, It's a Wonderful Life, Alice Adams), dies in his sleep at 55
  • Victor van Straelen, Flemish biologist and paleontologist, dies at 74