On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1920

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maurice Ravel's orchestral suite "Le tombeau de Couperin" premieres in Paris

Composer and Pianist Maurice Ravel
Composer and Pianist
Maurice Ravel

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Kassner, Austrian born music publisher (President Records), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1996)
  • Jim Olin, American politician (Rep-D-VA, 1983-93), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • Marjorie Sweeting, English geomorphologist (d. 1994)
1920 Highlights

About February 28, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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