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, American actor (Murray-Mary Tyler Moore, Love Boat), born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • 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)
1931 Highlights

About February 28, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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