On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday

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 and music video director (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, The Cranberries), born in Potters Bar, Middlesex (d. 2013)