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February 29, 2024

February 29, 2024, was a Thursday. It was 1 month and 15 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on February 29, 2024:

  • Soccer: Paul Pogba is banned for four years for doping.
  • 118 civilians are killed after Israeli soldiers open fire on a Palestinian crowd seeking humanitarian aid.
  • The video game "Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth" is released.

Facts

This date occurred 47 days ago. It was the 60th day of 2024, in week 09. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 6 weeks old.

Comments

The following comments about February 29, 2024, were submitted by our visitors:

GuyWithFace

Mark my words, someone is going to be dropping out of the Presidential race on this day.
Posted on January 6, 2023 16:46

PrinceOfFacade

Seeing GuyWithFace's comment from over a year ago makes me wonder if this prediction is going to come true or not, as Nikki Haley is still hanging on in the GOP primary as I type this comment.
Posted on February 28, 2024 21:54

SF

I was wondering why there were so few events listed under February 29. Then I realized that it's a leap year! This date only comes around every four years.
Posted on February 29, 2024 01:15

JustJess

Istg all of the events for this day except except a game releasing are all tragedies.
Posted on February 29, 2024 21:34


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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around February 29, 2024.

  • January 30, 2024: UPS announces 12,000 job cuts due to a fall in shipping volume.
  • February 1, 2024:
    • Actor Carl Weathers (Apollo Creed) dies at the age of 76.
    • Formula One: Lewis Hamilton announces his decision to join Ferrari.
  • February 2, 2024: Universal Music removes all of its songs from TikTok.
  • February 4, 2024: Rapper Killer Mike is escorted out of the Grammys in handcuffs.
  • February 5, 2024:
    • Buckingham Palace announces that King Charles has cancer.
    • Karolina Shiino: Ukraine-born Miss Japan steps down six days after a weekly tabloid report revealed her affair with a married man.
    • American country music singer Toby Keith dies from cancer at the age of 62.
  • February 6, 2024: Tucker Carlson announces that he will be interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • February 8, 2024: Meta suspends the Facebook and Instagram accounts of Iran's Supreme Leader due to his support of Hamas' October 7th attack.
  • February 9, 2024:
    • Tucker Carlson interviews Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    • Stock market: The S&P 500 closes above 5,000 for the first time in its history.
    • Ozzy Osbourne accuses Kanye West of sampling his song without his permission.
    • A report by DOJ Special Counsel Robert Hur suggests that US President Joe Biden is suffering from memory lapses.
    • US Vice President Kamala Harris says that Robert Hur's report on Joe Biden's memory is "clearly politically motivated".
  • February 11, 2024:
    • Super Bowl LVIII: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers 25–22 in overtime.
    • Super Bowl LVIII: Usher performs at the half-time show.
    • Lakewood Church shooting: 36-year-old Genesse Moreno is shot dead shortly after entering Joel Osteen's church in Houston with an assault rifle.
    • Beyoncé releases the song "Texas Hold 'Em".
    • Africa Cup of Nations final: Ivory Coast defeat Nigeria 2-1.
  • February 13, 2024: Canadian YouTuber and Twitch streamer "twomad" is found dead at the age of 23.
  • February 14, 2024:
    • The superhero film "Madame Web" is released.
    • One person is killed and 22 are injured in a mass shooting at a Super Bowl LVIII victory parade in Kansas City, Missouri.
    • It is reported that Russia is developing a space-based nuclear weapon designed to target satellites.
  • February 15, 2024:
    • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists that his troops will carry out a ground assault on the Gazan city of Rafah.
    • Kanye West and Ty Dolla release the song "Carnival".
    • Dua Lipa releases the song "Training Season".
  • February 16, 2024:
    • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny dies in prison at the age of 47.
    • Ukraine begins withdrawing from the city of Avdiivka after a four-month Russian assault.
    • Luke Davies and Jesse Baird are murdered in Sydney, Australia.
  • February 20, 2024: Parenting YouTuber Ruby Franke is jailed for aggravated child abuse.
  • February 22, 2024:
    • A cellular outage impacts thousands of AT&T users in the United States.
    • It is announced that Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with aphasia and frontotemporal dementia.
    • Vice Media stops publishing content on its website and cuts hundreds of jobs.
    • Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves is found guilty of rape and sentenced to four and a half years in prison.
    • Google pauses Gemini's ability to generate AI images of people after users discover a series of diversity errors.
  • February 24, 2024: Republican presidential nomination: Donald Trump defeats Nikki Haley in her home state of South Carolina.
  • February 25, 2024:
    • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that 31,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed since the start of Russia's invasion.
    • Soccer: Liverpool win the League Cup after defeating Chelsea 1-0 in extra time.
    • US airman Aaron Bushnell dies after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli embassy in Washington.
  • February 26, 2024: Bitcoin rises above $54,000 for the first time since December 2021.
  • February 27, 2024: Karl Jordan Jr and Ronald Washington are found guilty of the 2002 murder of Jam Master Jay.
  • This date: February 29, 2024
  • March 1, 2024: Kevin Monahan is sentenced 25 years to life in prison for shooting a woman (Kaylin Gillis) who mistakenly drove into his rural driveway in upstate New York.
  • March 3, 2024: The United States carries out its first air drop of aid for Gaza.
  • March 4, 2024: The US Supreme Court rules that Donald Trump cannot be kicked off the Colorado ballot over his actions leading up to the January 6 attack.
  • March 5, 2024:
    • Hundreds of thousands of Facebook users are logged out of the social network due to a technical issue.
    • Bitcoin hits a new all-time high before falling by 8%.
  • March 6, 2024:
    • Nikki Haley drops out of the Republican presidential race.
    • Rust armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, is found guilty of Halyna Hutchins' death.
  • March 7, 2024:
    • Sweden officially joins NATO.
    • Boxing: It is announced that Jake Paul will be fighting Mike Tyson.
  • March 8, 2024: Boxing: Anthony Joshua knocks out Francis Ngannou in the second round.
  • March 10, 2024:
    • Major photo agencies pull Kate Middleton's Mother's Day photo over "digital manipulation" concerns.
    • Oscars 2024: Oppenheimer wins Best Picture, Cillian Murphy wins Best Actor, and Emma Stone wins Best Actress.
  • March 12, 2024: It is reported that Andrew and Tristan Tate will be extradited from Romania to the United Kingdom on rape and human trafficking allegations.
  • March 13, 2024: Actress Olivia Munn reveals that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • March 15, 2024: The movie "Dune: Part Two" is released.
  • March 16, 2024: Rugby: Ireland win the 2024 Six Nations Championship.
  • March 17, 2024: The documentary series "Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV" is released.
  • March 18, 2024:
    • Where is Kate: TMZ publishes a video of Catherine Middleton and Prince William visiting a farm shop.
    • Soccer: Nottingham Forest are docked four points for breaching Premier League financial rules.
  • March 19, 2024:
    • Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez finalize their divorce.
    • TV producer Dan Schneider apologizes after the miniseries "Quiet on Set" exposed his toxic workplace behavior at Nickelodeon.
  • March 20, 2024:
    • The first episode of the animated series "X-Men '97" is released on Disney+.
    • Eight people are killed after a tanker capsizes off the coast of Japan.
    • An appeals court freezes Texas' new SB4 immigration law.
    • Irish politics: Leo Varadkar resigns as Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael.
    • Canada halts arms sales to Israel.
  • March 21, 2024: The film Road House, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Conor McGregor, is released in movie theaters.
  • March 22, 2024:
    • Kate Middleton announces that she is being treated for cancer.
    • 137 people are killed after gunmen open fire at a concert hall in Moscow, Russia.
  • March 25, 2024:
    • The authorities raid two homes belonging to P Diddy as part of a sex-trafficking inquiry.
    • Taliban leader Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada says that his regime will resume stoning women to death in public.
  • March 26, 2024:
    • Six construction workers are presumed dead after the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapses after a cargo ship collides with one of its support pillars.
    • Streamer Ninja reveals that he has been diagnosed with skin cancer.
  • March 28, 2024:
    • FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is sentenced to 25 years in prison for fraud and conspiracy to launder money.
    • 48 people are killed after a bus falls from a bridge in Limpopo, South Africa.
  • March 29, 2024:
    • UK politics: DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson resigns after being charged with historical sexual offences.
    • Actor Louis Gossett Jr. passes away at the age of 87.
    • Actress Tori Spelling files for divorce from Dean McDermott after 18 years of marriage.
    • Actor Chance Perdomo (27) is killed in a motorcycle accident.
    • The film "Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire" is released.
    • Beyoncé releases her album "Cowboy Carter".
  • March 30, 2024:
    • Several people are taken hostage at a nightclub in the Dutch town of Ede.
    • Volodymyr Zelensky warns that Ukraine forces will have to retreat if US military aid does not arrive soon enough.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 29, 2024, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2024 is the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 29, 2024 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.
Television shows

Television shows in February 2024

In February 2024, TV audiences were watching the following series:

The Family Stallone
The Family Stallone
The Night Agent
The Night Agent
The Last of Us
The Last of Us
House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon
The Bear
The Bear
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in February 2024

If you were a kid on February 29, 2024, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Rock Paper Scissors
Rock Paper Scissors
Pretty Freekin Scary
Pretty Freekin Scary
Transformers: EarthSpark
Transformers: EarthSpark

Monster High
Monster High
The Tiny Chef Show
The Tiny Chef Show
Chibiverse
Chibiverse
Face's Music Party
Face's Music Party
The Villains of Valley View
The Villains of Valley View
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
Toys

Toys in 2024

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in February 2024.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III 2023
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III
Alan Wake 2 2023
Alan Wake 2
Cities: Skylines II 2023
Cities: Skylines II
Spider-Man 2 (2023) 2023
Spider-Man 2 (2023)
Super Mario Bros. Wonder 2023
Super Mario Bros. Wonder
Assassin's Creed Mirage 2023
Assassin's Creed Mirage
EA Sports FC 24 2023
EA Sports FC 24
Starfield 2023
Starfield
Baldur's Gate 3 2023
Baldur's Gate 3
Final Fantasy XVI 2023
Final Fantasy XVI
Diablo IV 2023
Diablo IV
Street Fighter 6 2023
Street Fighter 6
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on February 29.

Ken Foree

Ken Foree

Actor
Born on February 29, 1948
He turned 76 on this day in 2024.

Richard Ramirez

Richard Ramirez

Serial killer Deceased
Born on February 29, 1960
He was not alive on this date.

Ja Rule

Ja Rule

Rapper
Born on February 29, 1976
He turned 48 on this day in 2024.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on February 29, 2024.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 29, 2024 was most likely conceived around June 8, 2023.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 29, 2024 is close to November 21, 2024.

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Stats for February 29, 2024

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about February 29, 2024:

  • 47 days have passed since this date.
  • 6 weeks have passed.
  • 4,057,200 seconds have passed since February 29, 2024.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 4,733,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 2,093,515,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 676,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 348,919 steps. That's roughly 155 miles.
  • 48,686 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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  • How old is a baby born in February 2024?

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