February 29 Birthdays in History - February 29 Deaths - February 29 Events
1976 Bryan Gillooly, Auburn, New York, diver 1996 Olympics
1976 Ja Rule, born in New York City, New York, born Jeffrey Atkins, rapper, singer, actor, sold over 35 million albums worldwide, hit single, 'Livin' It Up'
1972 Antonio Sabato, Jr., actor, Jagger Cates-General Hospital
1972 Chris Devine, Allentown, Pennsylvania, diver 1996 Olympics
1972 Cyrus Beasley, Rowe, New York, rower 1996 Olympics
1972 Fabien Bownes, NFL wide receiver for the Chicago Bears
1972 Mark Farraway, CFL offensive linebacker for the Edmonton Eskimos
1968 Bryce Paup, NFL linebacker, Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills
1968 Cary Conklin, NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers
1968 Chucky Brown, NBA forward, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks
1964 Henrik Sundstrom, Sweden, tennis star
1964 James RB Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra
1960 Tony Robbins, born in North Hollywood, California, self-help author, motivational speaker, books include, 'Awaken the Giant Within', founder, 'Anthony Robbins Foundation'
1952 Bart Stupak, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Representative-D-Michigan, 1993 -
1952 Raisa Smetanina, U.S.S.R., cross country skier, Gold Medal 1976, 1980, 1992 Olympics
1952 Raul Gonzalez, Mexican 50K speed walker, world record
1952 Tim[othy] Powers, U.S., sci-fi author, Epitaph in Rust, Night Moves
1948 Nikolai Pimenov, U.S.S.R., coxless pair rowers 1976 Olympics silver
1948 Patricia [Anne] McKillip, U.S., sci-fi author, Fool's Run
1948 Yuri Pimenov, U.S.S.R., coxless pair rowers 1976 Olympics silver
1944 David Briggs, record producer
1944 Dennis Farina, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Mike Torello-Crime Story
1944 Phyllis Frelich, Devil's Lake ND, actor, Love is Never Silent
1936 Alex Rocco, actor, Blue Knight, Stanley, Stunt Man
1936 Alwin Schockemohle, born in Germany, equestrian jumper, Gold Medal 1976 Olympics
1936 Henri "Rocket" Richard, NHL center, Montreal Canadiens
1936 Jack R Lousma, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Col USMC/astronaut, Skylab 3, STS-3
1932 Gavin Stevens, cricket, Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour
1928 Alan Loveday, British violinist
1928 Joss Ackland, born in London, England, actor, Queenie, To Kill a Priest
1928 McHenry Boatwright, signer
1924 David Beattie, British governor-general of New Zealand
1924 Otto Hutter, physiologist
1920 Arthur Franz, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, actor, Invaders From Mars, Young Lions
1920 James Mitchell, Sacramento California, actor, Palmer-All My Children
1920 Louise Wood, director of Girl Scouts of USA, 1961-72
1916 Dinah Shore, American Actress
1908 Alf Gover, cricketer, bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach
1908 Balthus, painter, Valerie
1904 Alan Richardson, composer
1904 Jimmy Dorsey, Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, orchestra leader, Stage Show
1904 John "Pepper" Martin, baseballer, NL stolen base leader 1933,34,36
1904 Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenber----dorff, Sr, near Hamburg, Germany
1896 Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer
1896 Ranchhodji Morarji Desai, premier of India, 1977-79
1896 Stanley Swash, CEO, Woolworths
1896 William W. Wellman, Brookline Massachusetts, director, Star is Born
1896 Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer
1884 Alfred Sendrey, composer
1860 Herman Hollerith, inventor, 1st electric tabulating machine
1852 Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer
1840 John Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, pioneer in submarine building
1828 Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela
1820 Adolf Schimon, composer
1812 Hermann Hirschboch, German composer
1796 [Lambert] Adolphe J. Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology
1792 Gioacchino Rossini, Pesaro, Italy, composer, Barber of Seville
1792 Karl Ernst von Baler, Russia, naturalist, discovered human ovum
1784 Franz KL von Klenze, German architect, Hermitage, St-Petersburg
1736 Anna Lee, Manchester England, founder, Shaker movement in America
1728 Robert Bage, English writer, Criticism by Peter Faulkner
1696 Esprit Joseph Antoine Blanchard, composer
1692 Edward Cave, England, printer, Gentlemen's Magazine
1468 Paul III, last Renaissance pope, 1534-49
1468 Pope Paul III, Italian Clergyman