What Happened on February 28, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernadette Peters [Lazzara], American Tony Award-winning stage and screen actress and singer (Sunday in the Park with George; The Jerk; Pennies From Heaven), and author, born in Queens, New York
  • Mercedes Ruehl, American Tony and Academy Award-winning stage and screen actress (Lost in Yonkers; The Fisher King; Crazy People), born in Queens, New York
  • Mike Figgis, British film director and screenwriter (Leaving Las Vegas), born in Carlisle, England
  • Willie Donnell Smith, American fashion designer (WilliWear), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
1948 Highlights

About February 28, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 11 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces