Friday, February 28, 2014

29th year - N° 59 Friday, 28 February 2014

29th year - N° 59 Friday, 28 February 2014

28 February / Today's 3 Events:
67 years ago

Friday 28th of February 1947

Start of the 228 Incident, an anti-government uprising after the confiscation of contraband cigarettes and subsequent killing a 40-year-old widow named Lin Jiang-mai by agents of the Tobacco Monopoly Bureau enforcement team in Tianma teahouse, Taiheichō, Dadaocheng, Taipei, Taiwan.

Estimates of the number of deaths vary from ten thousand to thirty thousand or more.

58 years ago

Tuesday 28th of February 1956

Gangster and French public enemy No. 1 for 1950 Émile Buisson aka Mimile is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 54 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.

43 years ago

Sunday 28th of February 1971

31-year-old Performance artist Vito Hannibal Acconci performs 'Security Zone' with Lee Jaffe in Pier 18, New York, New York, United States.

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