What Happened on February 28, 1929

Historical Events

  • Chic Black Hawks lose record NHL 15th straight game at home

Famous Birthdays

Frank GehryFrank Gehry (94 years old)

Canadian born American architect (Bilbao Guggenheim Museum), born in Toronto, Canada

  • Hayden Fry, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (SMU 1962-72, North Texas State University 1973-78, University of Iowa 1979-98), born in Eastland, Texas (d. 2019)
  • John Montague, Irish poet and 1st occupant of the Ireland Chair of Poetry, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Joseph Rouleau, French Canadian bass opera singer (Royal Opera), born in Matane, Quebec (d. 2019)
Born in 1929

Famous Deaths

  • Clemens von Pirquet, Austrian physician (Pirquet’s skin test for tuberculosis, coined the word 'allergy'), commits suicide at 54
  • John Ebenezer West, English composer, dies at 65
1929 Highlights

About February 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces