What Happened on February 28, 1944

Historical Events

  • Arrests of the ten-Boom family in Nazi occupied Netherlands (Haarlem) through a Dutch collaborator on charges of hiding Jews

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Nutley, director/writer (Such is Life, Black Jack)
  • Kelly Bishop, CO, actress (Unmarried Woman, Advice to Lovelorn)
  • Sepp Maier, German footballer
  • Storm Thorgerson, British graphic designer for album art, and music video director (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, The Cranberries), born in Potters Bar, Middlesex (d. 2013)
1944 Highlights

About February 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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