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Friday, February 29, 2008

HOLIDAYS 2.29

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Leap Year Day
St. Tib’s Day (every 4 years; Discordian)
Dark Day
Maha Siurratri (Hindu)
Bachelor’s Day
St. Oswald of Worcester’s Day
Holmenkollen (Ski Tournament; Norway)
National Surf and Turf Day

BIRTHDAYS 2.29

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Gioacchino Rossini
Paolo Eleuteri Serpieri
“Balthus” de Rola
Howard Nemerov
Bob Denver
Monica Keena
George Raft
Jimmy Dorsey
Anne Lee
John Holland
Carl Banks
William Wellman
Jack Lousma
Alex Rocco
Bryce Paup
John Philip Holland
Edward Cave
Karl Ernst Von Baler
James Mitchell
Louis Montcalm
Michelle Morgan
John “Pepper” Martin
Ranchhodji Morarji Desai
Joss Ackland
Paul III

EVENTS 2.29

by @ 1:00 am. Date Category: Events

Playboy Club opened (Chicago; 1960)
Translated Classic (into English) 1st published
John Lennon’s Visa expired
Deefield Massacre
Helium 1st liquified (1908)
St. Gotthard Tunnel completed (1880)
Bishop Desmond Tutu arrested for demonstrating in South Africa (1988)



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