On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Porgy & Bess" opens on Broadway with Anne Brown & Todd Duncan

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Acklin, [Allen], R&B singer (Love Makes a Woman), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Charles Bernstein, American composer
  • Donnie Iris [Dominic Ierace], American rock musician (The Cruisers), born in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
  • Hans Dijkstal, Dutch minister of the Interior (VVD, 1994-98)