On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Karl Schäfer of Austria follows up his Winter Olympics victory with his 7th consecutive men’s figure skating World Championship title in Paris, France
  • Olympic champions Ernst Baier and Maxi Herber of Germany win their 4th consecutive pairs figure skating gold medal at the World Championships in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Nicolle, French bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1928), dies at 69
  • Pedro Munoz Seca, La Caraba/La oca, dies at 55