On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1929

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank O Gehry, architect (Galleria-Oklahoma City)
  • Hayden Fry, American football coach
  • 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

Famous Deaths

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