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 This day in History - February 29
151 Historic Events for February 29
1956

Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65

Death
1956

Pres Eisenhower announces he would seek a 2nd term

Event
1956

Islamic Republic forms in Pakistan

Event
1960

1st Playboy Club, featuring bunnies, opens in Chicago

Event
1960

JFK makes "missile gap" the presidential campaign issue

Event
1960

KRET TV channel 23 in Richardson, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1960

Earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 sec

Event
1964

Frank Albertson, actor (Chico and Man, Room Service), dies at 55

Death
1964

Henrik Sundstrom, Sweden, tennis star

Birth
1964

James RB Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra

Birth
1964

Victor van Straelen, Flemish biologist/paleontologist, dies at 74

Death
1964

"Rugantino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 28 performances

Event
1964

Frank Rugani sets badminton shuttlecock distance record, 24.3 m

Event
1964

LBJ reveals US secretly developed the A-11 jet fighter

Event
1964

NC high school basketball teams play to 56-54 score in 13 overtime

Event
1968

US end regular flights with nuclear bombs

Event
1968

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1968

National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Comm) reports against racism and demands aid given to blacks

Event
1968

Chucky Brown, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)

Birth
1968

Cary Conklin, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers)

Birth
1968

Bryce Paup, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1968

Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" wins Grammy

Event
1968

1st pulsar announced (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Burnell at Cambridge)

Event
1968

Howard Hanson's 6th Symphony, premieres

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1972

Hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year

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