On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Halse, cricketer (South African fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Willem Frederik Idenburg, Dutch politician of the Anti Revolutionary Party and Governor-General of Dutch Indies (1909-16), dies at 73
  • Chiquinha Gonzaga, Brazilian composer (b. 1847).
1935 Highlights

About February 28, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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