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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1928

Bettye Ackerman, Cottageville SC, actress (Maggie Graham-Ben Casey)

Birth
1928

Smokey The Bear

Birth
1928

Tom Aldredge, Dayton OH, actor (What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers)

Birth
1929

Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian artist (React of P), dies at 54

Death
1929

Chic Black Hawks lose record NHL 15th straight game at home

Event
1929

John Ebenezer West, composer, dies at 65

Death
1929

Frank O Gehry, architect (Galleria-Okla City)

Birth
1930

Frank Malzone, baseball player

Birth
1930

Leon Cooper, US physicist (Nobel 1972)

Birth
1931

Canadian Rugby Union adopts the forward pass

Event
1931

Gavin MacLeod, Mt Kisco NY, actor (Murray-Mary Tyler Moore, Love Boat)

Birth
1931

Gustav Thoni, Italy, skiier (World Cup-1971, 72, 73, 75)

Birth
1931

Jack Thieuloy, writer

Birth
1931

Oswald Mosley founds his New Party

Event
1931

Ban Johnson, created (baseball's AL), dies after a long illness

Death
1932

Don Francks, Vancouver, actor (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow)

Birth
1932

Brian Moore, British commentator (Big Match)

Birth
1933

1st female in cabinet: Francis Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor

Event
1933

German Pres Von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion

Event
1933

Hitler disallows German communist party (KPD)

Event
1934

Willie Bobo, NYC, jazz drummer (Cos)

Birth
1935

Clive Halse, cricketer (S Afr fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)

Birth
1935

Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16), dies at 73

Death
1935

Nylon discovered by Dr Wallace H Carothers

Event
1935

Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit

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