What Happened on February 28, 1935

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit
  • Ladby Ship is discovered within a Viking grave on the island of Funen in Denmark by amateur archaeologist Poul Helweg Mikkelsen
  • Wallace Carothers manufactures 1st nylon polymer
1935 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Haller, American baseball umpire (AL 1961, 63-82; 15 x AL C'ship Series games; 27 x World Series games; 4 x MLB All-Star games), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2022)
  • Clive Halse, cricketer (South African fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)
Born in 1935

Famous Deaths

  • (Francisca) "Chiquinha" Gonzaga, Brazilian pianist, composer, and 1st female conductor in Brazil, dies at 87
  • Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg, Dutch politician of the Anti Revolutionary Party and Governor-General of Dutch Indies (1909-16), dies at 73

About February 28, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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