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FEBRUARY 29

Performing Artists
1904 Jimmy Dorsey (Pennsylvania-born Musician and Bandleader) Pennsylvania Perforning Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
1916 Dinah Shore (Tennessee-born Singer) Dinah Shore Popular Musicians Intetrnet Movie Database Biography.com
1944 Dennis Farina (Chicago-born Actor) Chicago Perforning Artists American Performing Artists Television Film Biography.com
1972 Antonio Sabato Jr. (Italian Model, Actor) Italian Perforning Artists Actors Television Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1940 Bob Hope Hosts the Oscar Banquets for the First Time Bob Hope Film Academy Awards History Channel
Gone with the Wind Is Honored with Eight Oscars by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Gone with the Wind Academy Awards History Channel University of Georgia
Hattie McDaniel Is the First African American Actress or Actor to Receive an Academy Award Kansas Performing Artists Gone with the Wind Academy Awards African-American Performing Artists Historic Firsts History Channel University of Georgia

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