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FEBRUARY 29

1912 Harry Milgrom (New York City-born Educator; Science Writer for Children) New York City Authors Primary Children's Authors Educators of Note Science
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1756 The First Leap Day Is Observed in England England Leap Day Historic Firsts Greenwich Guide
1944 In Alaska, the Juneau Lumber Mills Sawmill Burns Juneau, Alaska Trees Fire Alaska Historical Society
1960 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 12,000-15,000 People in Morocco Morocco earthquake Death History Channel BBC USGS
1972 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Causes Landslides on the Japanese Island of Hachijo Japan earthquake USGS

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