February 28th Holidays


February 28th

Everyday there are several lesser known holidays to celebrate! We will try to remind you daily of all the different holidays for you to learn about and celebrate!

Today’s holiday list:

February 28th Trivia

  • 1935 – DuPont scientist Wallace Carothers invented nylon.
  • 1940 – Basketball is televised for the first time (Fordham University vs. the University of Pittsburgh in Madison Square Garden).
  • 1955 – Gilbert Gottfried, American comedian, actor, and singer was born.
  • 1991 – The first Gulf War ended.
  • 2004 – Over one million Taiwanese participating in the 228 Hand-in-Hand rally form a 500-kilometre (310 mi) long human chain to commemorate the February 28 Incident in 1947.
  • 2009 – Paul Harvey, American radio host  passed away.
  • 2016 –  Russian coal mine accident kills 36.
  • 2017 – Trump wants to hire 5,000 more border control guards.

February’s Holidays, Awareness Events and Daily Observances

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February 29th Holiday List

2016 Holiday Calendar

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