February 28, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Barbara Wagner and Robert Paul of Canada, their 3rd title
  • Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Colo Spr won by Carol Heiss USA
  • Launch of Discoverer 1 (WTR)-1st polar orbit
  • Men's World Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by David Jenkins USA

Birthdays in History

  • Sydney P Mufamadi, South African leader (SACP)

Deaths in History

  • Maxwell Anderson, US dramatist (Key Largo, Bath Seed), dies at 70