Commemoratives of Famous Women for 29 February 2012

A list of famous women whose birthday or death occurred on this date. The information is drawn from the FemBio Database and is updated daily. If you would like to learn more about the individual women or about future commemoratives, please consult the Database.


8 birthdays and 5 days of death are related to today's date.

birthdays 29 February 2012

160. birthday: Pauline Herber
German
* 29 February 1852 in Idstein/ Taunus
† 28 July 1921 in Boppard/Rhein

120. birthday: Augusta Christine Savage
American sculptor
* 29 February 1892 in Green Cove Springs, FL
† 26 March 1962 in Bronx


Fembiography of Augusta Christine Savage (German)

80. birthday: Reri Grist
American singer
* 29 February 1932 in New York, NY

288. birthday: Eva Maria Garrick
Austrian
* 29 February 1724 in Wien / Vienna
† 16 October 1822 in London

276. birthday: Ann Lee
English-American founder of the Shaker denomination
* 29 February 1736 in Manchester
† 8 September 1784 in Watervliet, NY

116. birthday: Gertrud P., Gertrud
Swiss painter
* 29 February 1896 in Bernburg
† 30 September 1961


Fembiography of Gertrud P., Gertrud (German)

92. birthday: Michèle Morgan, eig. Simone Roussel
French actress
* 29 February 1920 in Neuilly-sur-Seine
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72. birthday: Margit Carstensen
German actress
* 29 February 1940 in Kiel

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days of death 29.02.2012

218. day of death: Marie-Anne Botot Dangeville
French actress
* 26 December 1714 in Paris
† 29 February 1796 in Paris

154. day of death: Amalie Oblak
Slovenian painter
* 22 July 1813 in Laibach (Ljubljana)
† 29 February 1860 in Wien / Vienna

86. day of death: Ina Donna Coolbrith
American
* 10 March 1841 in Nauvoo b. Springfield, IL
† 29 February 1928 in Berkeley

66. day of death: Gertrud Kleinhempel
German
* 25 December 1875 in Leipzig
† 29 February 1948 in Althagen bei Wustrow

34. day of death: Margaret Morris
English
* 17 April 1891 in London
† 29 February 1980 in Glasgow

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