On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Svend Asmussen, Danish jazz violinist, known as "The Fiddling Viking" (The Swe-Danes), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry James, American-British writer (Bostonians), dies at 72
1916 Highlights

About February 28, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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