Today in History: Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme Assassinated

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February 28 is the 59nd day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 306.

Railways

  • February 28, 1888 Hirsch donated 12 million francs to open Jewish schools in Galicia. When the construction of the Belova-Vakarel line was completed, the Bulgarians invaded the Ottoman State refused the occupation.
  • 1975 – London subway accident: 43 dead.

Events

  • 1855 – 1855 Bursa Earthquake occurred.
  • 1870 - Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz allowed the establishment of the "Bulgarian Exarchate" (Bulgarian Orthodox Church independent of the Greeks).
  • 1902 – A strike was held with the participation of 400 workers against dismissals at the Rothschild factory in Batumi, the capital of Georgia. Police arrested 32 workers. The leader of the strike committee established at the factory before the strike was Jozef Stalin.
  • 1919 - Amanullah Khan, who ascended the throne instead of Nasrullah Khan, declared Afghanistan's independence in his speech at the enthronement ceremony.
  • 1921 – The first budget was accepted in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
  • 1922 - Egypt declared its independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1935 - Wallace Carothers discovered nylon.
  • 1939 - One of the most famous mistakes in dictionary writing history is discovered, Webster's New International Dictionary in the 2nd edition of Dord a made-up word yoğunluk It was understood that it was given to print in return.
  • 1940 – A basketball game was broadcast live on television in the USA for the first time. The basketball game between Fordham and the Universities of Pittsburgh at Madison Square Garden was the first basketball game to be televised.
  • 1942 – II. World War II: The Battle of Sunda Strait takes place between the Imperial Japanese Navy and the Allied Navy in the Sunda Strait that separates the islands of Java and Sumatra.
  • 1942 – Zeynep Hanım Mansion (Istanbul University Faculty of Letters) in Vezneciler was completely burned down.
  • 1945 – Turkey signed the United Nations Declaration.
  • 1953 – The Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between Turkey, Greece and Yugoslavia, under the name of the Balkan Pact, was signed in Ankara.
  • 1959 – Civil Defense Draft Law was enacted with law number 7126.
  • 1947 – The popular uprising in Taiwan was suppressed with great loss of life.
  • 1949 – Private Journalism School was opened in Istanbul Şehzadebaşı.
  • 1967 - Anadol The first Turkish car of the brand was launched at 26.800 liras.
  • 1977 – İnönü University and two higher schools were opened in Malatya.
  • 1980 – The law allowing citizens working abroad to do their military service with foreign currency was passed in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
  • 1983 – The last episode of the television series M*A*S*H aired in the USA. This episode, which is estimated to be watched by 106 to 125 million people, also holds the title of being the most watched TV series episode in television history. kazanit's gone.
  • 1986 - Swedish prime minister Olof Palme is assassinated.
  • 1994 - The North Atlantic Treaty made the first attack in its history against the Serbs.
  • 1997 – During the 9-hour meeting of the Turkish National Security Council, the decisions called the 28 February process were taken. These decisions identified reactionaryism as the biggest danger in front of Turkey. At the MGK, it was decided to implement Atatürk's principles and reforms without compromise.
  • 1998 – Kosovo War: The suppression operation of the Serbian security forces against the UCK begins.
  • 2001 – National Bank was seized.
  • 2002 – In Ahmedabad, India, 55 people were killed in houses belonging to Muslims, set on fire by Hindus.
  • 2003 – Ankara Number One State Security Court accepted the request for the retrial of the 4 former deputies of the closed DEP.
  • 2008 – The United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates came to Ankara and made contacts regarding Turkey's Operation Sun in Iraq.

Births

  • 1533 – Michel de Montaigne, French writer and philosopher (d. 1592)
  • 1573 – Elias Holl, German architect (d. 1646)
  • 1683 – Rene Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur, French scientist (d. 1757)
  • 1690 – Alexey Petrovich, Russian Tsarevich (d. 1718)
  • 1792 – Johann Georg Hiedler, grandfather of Adolf Hitler (d. 1857)
  • 1820 – John Tenniel, English illustrator, graphic humorist, and political cartoonist (d. 1914)
  • 1823 – Ernest Renan, French philosopher, historian, and philologist (d. 1892)
  • 1833 – Alfred Graf von Schlieffen, German general (d. 1913)
  • 1843 – Đorđe Simić, Serbian politician and diplomat (d. 1921)
  • 1860 – Kaarlo Castrén, Prime Minister of Finland (d. 1938)
  • 1872 – Mehdi Frashëri, Prime Minister of Albania (d. 1963)
  • 1873 – Georges Theunis, 24th Prime Minister of Belgium (d. 1966)
  • 1878 – Mary Meigs Atwater, American weaver (d. 1956)
  • 1882 – Geraldine Farrar, American opera singer and actress (d. 1967)
  • 1886 – İsmail Hakkı Baltacıoğlu, Turkish educator, writer, calligrapher, politician and the first rector of the Republican era (d. 1978)
  • 1892 – Muhsin Ertuğrul, Turkish theater artist (d. 1979)
  • 1894 – Ben Hecht, American author and screenwriter (d. 1964)
  • 1895 – Marcel Pagnol, French writer, playwright, and director (d. 1974)
  • 1896 – Philip Showalter Hench, American physician (d. 1965)
  • 1898 – Zeki Rıza Sporel, Turkish football player, legendary football player of the national team and Fenerbahçe (d. 1969)
  • 1901 – Linus Pauling, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry and Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1994)
  • 1903 – Vincente Minnelli, American director and Academy Award winner for Best Director (d. 1986)
  • 1915 – Zero Mostel, American actor (d. 1977)
  • 1916 – Svend Asmussen, Danish jazz musician (d. 2017)
  • 1923 – Charles Durning, American film, stage and television actor (d. 2012)
  • 1928 – Erol Taş, Turkish film actor (d. 1998)
  • 1928 – Kuzgun Acar, Turkish sculptor (d. 1976)
  • 1928 – Stanley Baker, Welsh actor and filmmaker (d. 1976)
  • 1931 – Gönül Ülkü Özcan, Turkish theater, cinema and TV series actress (d. 2016)
  • 1933 – Jennifer Kendal, English actress (d. 1984)
  • 1939 – Daniel Tsui, American physicist
  • 1939 – Thomas Tune, American actor, dancer, singer, theater director, producer, and choreographer
  • 1942 – Brian Jones, English musician (founding member of The Rolling Stones) (d. 1969)
  • 1944 – Sepp Maier, German former goalkeeper
  • 1944 – Storm Thorgerson, British printmaker, founder of Hipgnosis (d. 2013)
  • 1945 – Bubba Smith, American actress (d. 2011)
  • 1946 – Robin Cook, British politician (d. 2005)
  • 1947 – Deniz Gezmiş, Turkish political activist (d.1972)
  • 1948 – Steven Chu was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with William Daniel Phillips and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji kazanan American physicist
  • 1948 – Bernadette Peters, American actress, singer, and children's book author
  • 1953 – Paul Krugman, American economist and author
  • 1954 – Ümit Kayıhan, Turkish football player and manager (d. 2018)
  • 1955 – Gilbert Gottfried, American actor, comedian, and voice actor
  • 1966 – Paulo Futre, Portuguese former football player
  • 1966 – Roman Kosecki, Polish football player
  • 1966 – Philip Reeve, English writer
  • 1968 – Sibel Turnagöl, Turkish film actress
  • 1969 – Robert Sean Leonard, American actor
  • 1970 – Daniel Handler, American writer
  • 1974 – Lee Carsley, Irish football player and manager
  • 1974 – Alexander Zickler, German national football player and manager
  • 1976 – Ali Larter, American actor and model
  • 1980 – Piotr Giza, Polish football player
  • 1980 – Tayshaun Prince, American professional basketball player
  • 1982 - Natalya Vodianova, Russian model, philanthropist, entrepreneur and speaker
  • 1984 – Laura Asadauskaitė, Lithuanian modern pentathlete
  • 1984 – Karolína Kurková, Czech model
  • 1985 – Diego, Brazilian football player
  • 1985 - Jelena Jankovic, Serbian tennis player
  • 1987 – Antonio Candreva, Italian national football player
  • 1987 – Yeliz Kuvancı, Turkish TV actress
  • 1989 – Lena Aylin Erdil, Turkish windsurfer
  • 1990 – Takayasu Akira, Japanese professional sumo wrestler
  • 1993 - Emmelie de Forest, Danish pop singer and Eurovision Song Contest 2013 winner
  • 1994 – Arkadiusz Milik, Polish national football player
  • 1996 – Lucas Boyé, Argentine football player
  • 1999 – Luka Doncic, Slovenian professional basketball player

Deaths

  • 628 – II. Khosrow, ruler of the Sassanid Empire from 590–628 (b. 570)
  • 1648 – IV. Christian, king of Denmark and Norway (b. 1577)
  • 1687 – Armenian Süleyman Pasha, Ottoman statesman (b. 1607)
  • 1702 – Chief Magistrate Ahmed Dede, Ottoman historian (b. 1631)
  • 1810 – Jacques-André Naigeon, French artist and atheist philosopher (b. 1738)
  • 1812 – Hugo Kołłątaj, Polish Catholic priest, social and political activist, political thinker, historian, and philosopher (b. 1750)
  • 1869 – Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer, poet, and politician (b. 1790)
  • 1916 – Henry James, American author (b. 1843)
  • 1925 – Friedrich Ebert, first president of Germany (b. 1871)
  • 1929 – Clemens von Pirquet, Austrian physician and scientist (b. 1874)
  • 1932 – Guillaume Bigourdan, French astronomer (b. 1861)
  • 1936 – ‎Charles Nicolle‎‎, French biologist, academic‎ and Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1866)
  • 1941 – XIII. Alfonso, King of Spain (b. 1886)
  • 1958 – Osman Zeki Üngör, Turkish composer and conductor, composer of the National Anthem (b. 1880)
  • 1963 – Racendra Prasad, first president of India (b. 1884)
  • 1966 – Charles Bassett, American electrical engineer and US Air Force test pilot (b. 1931)
  • 1985 – Mazhar Şevket İpşiroğlu, Turkish art historian (b. 1908)
  • 1986 – Olof Palme, Swedish politician and statesman (b. 1927)
  • 1986 – Orhan Apaydın, Turkish lawyer and writer, former president of the Istanbul Bar Association (b. 1926)
  • 1990 – Salim Başol, Turkish jurist, President of the Supreme Court of Justice in Yassıada (b. 1908)
  • 2006 – Owen Chamberlain, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1920)
  • 2007 – Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., American historian (b. 1917)
  • 2008 – Senih Orkan, Turkish actress (b. 1932)
  • 2011 – Annie Girardot, French actress (b. 1931)
  • 2011 – Jane Russell, American actress (b. 1921)
  • 2013 – Bruce Reynolds, British gang leader (b. 1931)
  • 2013 – Donald Arthur Glaser, Russian-American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate in Physics (b. 1926)
  • 2015 – Yaşar Kemal, Turkish novelist, screenplay and story writer (b. 1923)
  • 2016 – George Kennedy, American actor (b. 1925)
  • 2017 – Elisabeth Waldheim, former Austrian first lady (b. 1922)
  • 2018 – Barry Crimmins, American actor (b. 1953)
  • 2019 – Norma Paulus, American lawyer and politician (b. 1933)
  • 2019 – André Previn, German-American soundtrack composer, pianist, and conductor (b. 1929)
  • 2020 – Freeman Dyson, British-born American theoretical physicist and mathematician (b. 1923)
  • 2021 – Sabah Abdul Jalil, former Iraqi national football player and coach (b. 1951)
  • 2021 – Milan Bandić, Croatian politician (b. 1955)
  • 2021 – Aqel Biltaji, Jordanian politician (b. 1941)
  • 2021 – Johnny Briggs, English actor (b. 1935)
  • 2021 – Glenn Roeder, English manager and former international football player (b. 1955)
  • 2021 – Yusuf Shaban, Egyptian actor (b. 1931)

Holidays and special occasions

  • Civil Defense Day
  • Withdrawal of Russian and Armenian troops from Of district of Trabzon (1918)

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