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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1886

Max Vasmer, German slavic (La Tertulia de Pombo)

Birth
1886

Jos‚ Guti‚rrez Solana, Spanish painter/author (Madrid Escenas)

Birth
1887

William Zorach, Lithuania, US sculptor (Spirit of the Dance)

Birth
1888

Vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres

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1888

Ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes

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1889

Victor Sutherland, Paducah KY, actor (Captive City)

Birth
1890

Vaslav Nijinsky, Kiev Ukraine, ballet dancer (3/12 NS)

Birth
1891

Oscar Grund‚n skates world record 500m (50.8 sec)

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1893

Ben Hecht, NYC, novelist/playwright/screenwriter (Front Page)

Birth
1893

Edward Acheson, Penn, patents an abrasive he names "carborundum"

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1895

Guiomar Novaes, Brazil, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit)

Birth
1895

Marcel Pagnol, French playwright/director (Marchands de Gloire)

Birth
1896

Philip Showalter Hench, Pittsburgh, physician (cortisone-Nobel)

Birth
1896

France dismisses Queen Ranavalona of Madagascar

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1898

Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk and Honey)

Birth
1899

Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist

Birth
1900

Laura Z Hobson, writer

Birth
1900

General Buller's troops relieve Ladysmith Natal

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1901

Linus Pauling, chemist/peace worker (Nobel 1954, 1962)

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1901

Rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen)

Birth
1902

Jules Massenets opera premieres in Monte Carlo

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1903

Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, dies at 88

Death
1903

Barney Dreyfuss and James Potter buys Phila Phillies for $170,000

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1904

Vincent d'Indy's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres

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1905

Glyn Jones, writer

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