What Happened on February 28, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 8th Winter Olympic games close at Squaw Valley, California
  • US wins 1st ever Winter Olympics gold medal in hockey by defeating Czechoslovakia

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • F S Flint [Frank Stuart Flint], British translator and imagist movement poet (In the Net of the Stars), dies at 74
  • Jonathan Hale [Hatley], Canadian-born American actor (Blondie), shoots himself at 68