On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1931

Historical Events

  • British politician Oswald Mosley founds the New Party
  • Canadian Rugby Union adopts the forward pass

Famous Birthdays

  • Gavin MacLeod [Allan See], American actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show -"Murray"; The Love Boat - "Captain Stubing"), born in Mt Kisco, New York (d. 2021)
  • Gustav Thoni, Italian skier (World Cup-1971, 72, 73, 75)
  • Iajuddin Ahmed, Bikrampur, British Raj, President (Bangladesh, 2002-2009), (d. 2012)
  • Jack Thieuloy, French writer, born in Beaucaire (d. 1996)
  • Peter Alliss, English golfer (Ryder Cup 1957 GB winners) and author, course designer and television presenter, commentator (BBC, ESPN, ABC Sports), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2020)
1931 Highlights

About February 28, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces