Birthdays of Personalities on February 29

xxxx :John Roarke, Providence RI, comedian (Fridays)
1468 :Paul III, last Renaissance pope (1534-49)
1692 :Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine)
1728 :Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner)
1736 :Anna Lee, Manchester England, founder (Shaker movement in America)
1784 :Franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg)
1792 :Karl Ernst von Baler, Russia, naturalist (discovered human ovum)
1796 :[Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belgian astronomer/meteorology
1799 :Augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington
1828 :Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela
1840 :John Philip Holland, Liscannor Ireland, pioneer in submarine building
1860 :Herman Hollerith, inventor (1st electric tabulating machine)
1869 :W E B DuBois, famous African
1890 :John Philip Holland, father of modern submarine
1896 :Omer C F L Tulippe, Belgian geographer
1896 :Ranchhodji Morarji Desai, premier of India (1977-79)
1896 :Stanley Swash, CEO (Woolworths)
1900 :Edna Swithenbank Manley, Jamaican sculptor, wife of PM
1900 :Y?rgos Sef?ris, [Seferi dis], Greek diplomat/poet (Strofi)
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 Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorft, Sr, near Hamburg, Germany
1904 :Jimmy Dorsey, Shenandoah Pa, orch leader (Stage Show)
1904 :John "Pepper" Martin, baseballer (NL stolen base leader 1933,34,36)
1908 :Balthus, painter (Valerie)
1924 :David Beattie, British governor-general of NZ
1924 :Otto Hutter, physiologist
1928 :Alan Loveday, British(?) violinist
1928 :McHenry Boatwright, signer
1936 :Alwin Schockemohle, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
1936 :Henri "Rocket" Richard, NHL center (Montr?al Canadiens)
1936 :Jack R Lousma, Grand Rapids Mich, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 3, STS-3)
1948 :Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1948 :Patricia [Anne] McKillip, US, sci-fi author (Fool's Run)
1948 :Yuri Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1952 :Bart Stupak, (Rep-D-Michigan)
1952 :Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80, 92)
1952 :Raul Gonzalez, Mexican 50K speed walker (world record)
1952 :Tim[othy] Powers, US, sci-fi author (Epitaph in Rust, Night Moves)
1955 :Randy Jackson, rocker (Zebra-I Don't Know, I Don't Care)
1964 :James RB Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra
1972 :Mark Farraway, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)



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