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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1905

Joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist, dies at 85

Death
1906

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Queen's U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games

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1906

Bugsy Siegel, gangster created casinos in Las Vegas

Birth
1907

Milton Caniff, Hillsboro Ohio, Dutch cartoonist (Terry and Pirates)

Birth
1908

Failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran

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1909

Olan Soule, La Harpe Ill, actor (My 3 Sons, Arnie)

Birth
1909

Stephen Harold Spender, Engld, poet/critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness)

Birth
1910

Roman Maciejewski, composer

Birth
1910

Vincente Minnelli, Chicago IL, director (American in Paris, Gigi)

Birth
1911

Amir Hamzah, Indonesian poet (Njanji Sunji)

Birth
1912

Helmut Coing, German lawyer/director (Max-Planck-institute)

Birth
1912

Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies

Death
1912

Victor Trumper's last Test Cricket innings c Woolley b Barnes 50

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1913

Elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic)

Death
1913

6.8-m, 4000-kg elephant seal killed, South Georgia (S Atlantic)

Event
1914

Construction begins on Tower of Jewels for the Exposition (SF)

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1914

Jim Boles, Lubbock Tx, actor (Joe-One Man's Family)

Birth
1915

Peter Medawar, England, zoologist, immunologist (Nobel 1953)

Birth
1915

Zero "Samuel" Mostel, Brooklyn, actor (Fiddler on the Roof)

Birth
1916

Henry James, US/British writer (Bostonians), dies in London at 72

Death
1917

AP reports M‚xico and Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I

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1917

John B Connally, (Gov/Sen-D/R-Tx), took a bullet with JFK

Birth
1917

Hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer

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1917

Russian Duma sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets

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1918

Alfred Burke, London England, actor (Backfire)

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