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February 29, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Finland initiates Winter War peace negotiations
  • Frederic from G & S "Pirates of Penzance" finally released by pirate

Birthdays in History

  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople (1991- ), born in Zeytinliköy, Imbros, Turkey

Deaths in History

  • Edward Frederic Benson, English novelist, dies at 72
1940 in History