On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1951

Historical Events

Golden Globes

8th Golden Globes: "Sunset Boulevard", Jose Ferrer, & Gloria Swanson win

  • French government of Pleven dissolves
  • Senate committee reports of at least 2 major US crime syndicates

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Cratty, American modern dancer and choreographer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)
  • Gustavo Thoeni, Italian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Karsan Ghavri, cricketer (Indian lefty medium pacer early 80s)

Famous Deaths

  • Vsevolod Vishnevsky, Russian playwright and journalist, dies at 50
1951 Highlights

About February 28, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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