On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott, Massachusetts
  • American engineer Wright Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Nicholl, Canadian-born Northern Irish footballer
  • Mike Tenay, American wrestling commentator

Famous Deaths

  • Emile Buisson, French murderer executed (b. 1902)