What Happened On 28th February 1958 In History

February 28th (1958) was a Friday. It's the 56th day of the year (57th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 309 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 28th February, 1958

  • » A school bus in Floyd County, Kentucky hits a wrecker truck and plunges down an embankment into the rain-swollen Levisa Fork River. The driver and 26 children die in what remains Prestonsburg, Kentucky bus disaster or one of the worst school bus accidents

Famous Birthdays on February 28 in 1958

  • » Jack Abramoff, American businessman
  • » Natalya Estemirova, Russian journalist and activist (d. 2009)
  • » Ginette Harrison, English mountaineer (d. 1999)
  • » Jeanne Mas, French singer-songwriter and actress
  • » David R. Ross, Scottish historian and author (d. 2010)

February 28th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Calendar of saints e.g Feast Day:
  • » Abercius (martyr)
  • » Pope Hilarius e.g Hilarius
  • » Mar Abba
  • » Oswald of Worcester
  • » Romanus of Condat
  • » Saints Rufinus named Rufinus
  • » Anna Julia Cooper and Elizabeth Evelyn Wright (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » February 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Kalevala Day, the day of Culture of Finland e.g Finnish Culture. (Finland)
  • » National Science Day (India)
  • » Public holidays in the Republic of China or Peace Memorial Day (Taiwan)

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World History for the 28th February