What Happened on February 28, 1909

Historical Events

  • 1st National Woman's Day is observed in the United States. Organized by the Socialist Party of America in honor of the 1908 garment workers' strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions.

Famous Birthdays

  • Olan Soule, American character radio and screen actor (The First Nighter Program; Captain Midnight; Dragnet; Arnie), born in La Harpe, Illinois (d. 1994)
  • Stephen Spender, English poet and critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness), born in London (d. 1995)
Born in 1909
1909 Highlights

About February 28, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces