On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1929

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Frank Gehry

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

Architect Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Clemens Freiherr von Pirquet, Austrian artist (React of P), dies at 54
  • John Ebenezer West, English composer, dies at 65
1929 Highlights

About February 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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