February 29, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 5 leaders of Indonesia Communist Party sentenced to death

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Karol Wojtyla, future Pope John Paul II, is run down and injured by a Nazi truck in Krakow

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • US troop land on Los Negros, Admirality Islands

Birthdays in History

  • Ene Ergma, Estonian politician
  • Paolo Eleuteri Serpieri, Italian illustrator

Deaths in History

  • Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861)