What Happened on February 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Great Britain recognizes Franco regime in Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • The erroneous word "Dord" is discovered in the Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, prompting an investigation.
  • The first issue of Serbian weekly magazine Politikin zabavnik is published.

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Brown, featherweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1964), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • John Fahey, singer (Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death)
  • Tommy Tune, dancer/choreographer (Boyfriend), born in Wichita Falls, Texas