What Happened on February 28, 1893

Historical Events

  • Edward Acheson of Pennsylvania, patents an abrasive he names "carborundum" (Silicon carbide)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Hecht, American novelist, screenwriter and playwright (The Front Page), born in NYC, New York (d. 1964)
Born in 1893
1893 Highlights

About February 28, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces