What Happened on February 28, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit
  • Ladby Ship is discovered within a Viking grave on the island of Funen in Denmark by amateur archaeologist Poul Helweg Mikkelsen
  • Wallace Carothers manufactures 1st nylon polymer

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Halse, cricketer (South African fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16), dies at 73
  • Chiquinha Gonzaga, Brazilian composer (b. 1847).