February 28th: What is special about this date?

February 28th marks the 59th day of the Gregorian calendar year. There are 306 days remaining until the end of the year (or 307 days in case of leap years). Discover famous birthdays on February 28th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to February 28th and what happened on February 28th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 28th.


February 28th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On February 28th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Bernadette Peters
    Bernadette Peters (1948)

    American actress, singer, and dancer.

  • Natalia Vodianova
    Natalia Vodianova (1982)

    Model and actress from russia-french.

  • Gilbert Gottfried
    Gilbert Gottfried (1955)

    Gilbert gottfried is a comedian known for his distinctive voice and raunchy humor, as well as for his roles in movies like aladdin and...

  • Stephanie Beacham
    Stephanie Beacham (1947)

    Stephanie beacham is an english actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as 'dynasty' and 'the colbys'.

  • Dorothy Stratten
    Dorothy Stratten (1960)

    Canadian model, playboy’s playmate of 1980 and star in three movies.

  • Mario Andretti
    Mario Andretti (1940)

    Aldo, an italian-american auto racing driver, is his twin brother.

  • Svetlana Alliluyeva
    Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926)

    Russian-american writer and educator (d.2011).

  • Rae Dawn Chong
    Rae Dawn Chong (1961)

    Canadian actress.

  • Mercedes Ruehl
    Mercedes Ruehl (1948)

    American actress.

  • Vincente Minnelli
    Vincente Minnelli (1903)

    American film director, died in los angeles at the age of 76 (b. 1903).

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February 28th: who died on this date?

On February 28th the following celebrities died:

  • George Kennedy
    George Kennedy (2016)

    George kennedy was an american actor known for his roles in cool hand luke, airport, and the naked gun series.

  • Ruby Keeler
    Ruby Keeler (1993)

    Canadian-american actress and dancer.

  • Mary Stuart
    Mary Stuart (2002)

    American actress and singer (b. 1926).

  • Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
    Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson (1977)

    American actor (born in 1905).

  • Jim Thorpe
    Jim Thorpe (1953)

    American professional athlete who won awards for over seven events: the 100 meter dash and the 1500 meter run, as well as the broad jump,...

  • Anny Ondra
    Anny Ondra (1987)

    Actress (blackmail) dies at 83.

  • Henry Luce (1967)

    American publisher, born in china.

  • Dewell Hines (2005)

    Dewell Hines was a celebrated artist known for their unique and innovative artistic style.

  • Aleja Fernandez (2020)

    Aleja Fernandez was a renowned mathematician who made significant contributions to the field of abstract algebra and its applications in...

  • Owen Chamberlain (2006)

    American scientist who was awarded the nobel prize in physics on 10/26/1959 with dr.

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February 28th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On February 28th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Pisces according to the Western Zodiac.

Pisces zodiac sign

February 28th: what is special about the Pisces sign?

The Pisces sign encompasses people born between February 19th and March 20th.

You can discover Pisces's personality traits and attitude and Pisces's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Pisces born in February discover why February born are so special.


February 28th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on February 28th in history:

  • Feb 28, 1900: The Second Boer War: The 118-day ''Siege of Ladysmith'' is lifted.
  • Feb 28, 1942: Race riot, Sojourner Truth Homes, Detroit, Illinois.
  • Feb 28, 1950: Alive & Kicking closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • Feb 28, 1959: Goldilocks closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 performances
  • Feb 28, 1988: 15th Winter Olympic games close at Calgary, Canada
  • Feb 28, 1993: Anna Christie closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 54 performances
  • Feb 28, 1995: Members of the group Patriot's Council are convicted in Minnesota of manufacturing ricin.
  • Feb 28, 1998: View From the Bridge, closes at Criterion Theater, New York City
  • Feb 28, 2004: 2004 in film: The 2004 Golden Raspberries were presented to commemorate the low points in the motion picture industry last year.
  • Feb 28, 2010: Winter Olympics 2010:
  • Feb 28, 2011: Arab Spring
  • Feb 28, 2014: Russian lawmakers propose new laws to make it easier for Russia and Ukraine to be incorporated.

What day of the year is February 28th?

February 28th marks the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

There are 306 days remaining until the end of the year (or 307 days in case of leap years).

February 28th is the 28th day of the month of February.