What Happened on February 28, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st National Woman's Day is observed in the United States. Organized by the Socialist Party of America in honor of the 1908 garment workers' strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions.

Famous Birthdays

  • Olan Soule, La Harpe Ill, actor (My 3 Sons, Arnie)
  • Stephen Spender, English poet and critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness), born in London (d. 1995)