What happened this day in history February 28, 1900

What are the important events that happened on February 28, 1900? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 28, 1900: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 28, 1900 is the 59th day of the year 1900 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 306 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 16, 1900 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘pentacontaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $10,785.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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February 28, 1900 Historical Events

  • 1900
    The Second Boer War: The 118-day “Siege of Ladysmith” is lifted.

Who were born on February 28, 1900?

  • 1900
    Wolfram Hirth, German pilot (d. 1959)

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