On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1945

Famous Birthdays

  • Bubba Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Michigan State; Pro Bowl 1970, 71; First Team All Pro 1971; Super Bowl 1971; Baltimore Colts) and actor (Police Academy), born in Orange, Texas (d. 2011)
  • Mimsy Farmer, actress (Devil's Angel, Road to Salina), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ronnie Rosman, American rock organist, and accordion player (Tommy James & The Shondells - "I Think We're Alone Now"; "Crystal Blue Persuasion"), born in Greensburg, PA
1945 Highlights

About February 28, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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