/ 29 February 2024

29 February 2024

9.00am (AEDT) – Men’s Cricket – First Test of the Trans-Tasman series – Australia v New Zealand – Wellington

10.20am (AEDT) – President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos will address the Australian Parliament – Canberra 

Leap Day 2024

ABS Data Release – Retail Trade, January 2024

A birthday for motivational speaker Tony Robbins (1960), Universal Music Group CEO Sir Lucian Grainge (1960), and rapper Ja Rule (1976)

Anniversary of:

  • Hattie McDaniel becoming the first African American to win an Academy Award for her performance as Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1940) 
  • The UK’s Ministry of Defence withdrawing Prince Harry from a tour of Afghanistan after news of his deployment is leaked to foreign media (2008)

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