On This Day

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/playwright/screenwriter (Front Page), born in NYC, New York
1893 Highlights

About February 28, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces