On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 700 illegal churches closed in Rwanda for being too noisy and lacking building permits

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey Schmidt, American musical theatre composer and illustrator (The Fantasticks), dies of complications of congestive heart failure at 88
  • Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader (69th Shankaracharya Guru), dies at 82