What Happened on February 28, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Canadian Rugby Union adopts the forward pass
  • Oswald Mosley founds his New Party

Famous Birthdays

  • Gavin MacLeod, Mt Kisco NY, actor (Murray-Mary Tyler Moore, Love Boat)
  • Gustav Thoni, Italy, skiier (World Cup-1971, 72, 73, 75)
  • Iajuddin Ahmed, Bikrampur, British Raj, President (Bangladesh, 2002-2009), (d. 2012)
  • Jack Thieuloy, French writer, born in Beaucaire (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

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