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Tuesday, February 29. 2000, 12:14:43 AM UTC+0000


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Friday, February 29, 2008

The African Union says its troops will arrive in the Comoros in a few days. //www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSL28680791 (Reuters)

Sunday, February 29, 2004

Occupation of Iraq
2004 Haiti rebellion: Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns as president of Haiti. The chief justice of the Haitian Supreme Court, Boniface Alexandre, is sworn in as interim president.
Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns as president of Haiti and flees the country for the Central African Republic. The chief justice of the Haitian supreme court, Boniface Alexandre, is sworn in as interim president. //www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/02/29/1077989442372.html ("Sydney Morning Herald") //www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNewsstoryID=4461959 (Reuters) //www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20040228.whaiti0228_2/BNStory/International/ ("Globe and Mail")
Middlesbrough win the League Cup 2–1 against Bolton at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff.

Monday, February 29, 1988

A Nazi document implicates Kurt Waldheim in World War II deportations.

Wednesday, February 29, 1984

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announces his retirement.

Saturday, February 29, 1964

U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces that the United States has developed a jet airplane (the A-11), capable of sustained flight at more than {{convert|2000|mi/h|km/h}} and of altitudes of more than {{convert|70000|ft|m}}.

Monday, February 29, 1960

The 1960 Agadir earthquake completely destroys the town of Agadir, Morocco.

Tuesday, February 29, 1944

Austrian-born economist Friedrich Hayek publishes his book "The Road to Serfdom" (in London).
WWII ndash Battle of Los Negros and Operation Brewer: The Admiralty Islands are invaded by U.S. forces.
WWII: The Japanese launch an offensive in central and south China.

Thursday, February 29, 1940

March ndash "Truth or Consequences" debuts on "NBC" Radio.
Hattie McDaniel becomes the first African-American to win an Academy Award.

Thursday, February 29, 1912

Serbia and Bulgaria secretly sign a treaty of alliance for a term of eight years, with each pledging to come to the defense of the other during war.

Tuesday, February 29, 1780

The Omicron Delta Omega co-ed fraternity is founded by Benjamin Franklin.

Thursday, February 29, 1720

Queen Ulrike Eleonora of Sweden resigns to let her husband Frederick I take over as king of Sweden.

Friday, February 29, 1704

February ndash In America, Mardi Gras is celebrated with the "Masque de la Mobile" in the capital of French Louisianne, Mobile (Alabama).

Monday, February 19, 1504 (Julianian calendar)

Christopher Columbus uses his knowledge of a lunar eclipse this night to convince Jamaican tribesmen to provide him with supplies.
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