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February 28, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Richard Wright's "Native Son" published
  • US population at 131,669,275 (12,865,518 African American (9.8%))

Deaths in History

  • Johan Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer), dies at 81
1940 in History