This also happened on Leap Day:
"Now, Therefore, I, William J. Clinton, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim March 2000 as Women’s History Month.”
Women’s History Month, here we come.
On Leap Day 1968, 13 men were trapped in an elevator at the Pentagon. One of them was President Lyndon B. Johnson. Here’s what happened next.
"That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for all mankind."
-Astronaut Neil Armstrong’s words as he made his first step onto the surface of the Moon, July 20, 1969
Image: Buzz Aldrin on the Moon next to the U.S. Flag
Happy Leap Day!