On This Day

February 29, 1908 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Dutch scientists produce solid helium

Birthdays in History

  • Balthus [Balthazar Klossowski], French Polish painter (Valerie), born in Paris, France (d. 2001)

Deaths in History

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