What Happened on February 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 23rd Golden Globes: Doctor Zhivago, Omar Sharif, & Samantha Eggar win
  • Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes
  • Sandy Koufax & Don Drysdale begin a joint holdout against Dodgers

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik van Kessel, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Jan Varholik, Kosice CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
  • Paulo Futre, Portuguese footballer
  • Tim Goad, NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Vincent Askew, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Trailblazers)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles A Bassett II, astronaut, dies at 34, in a crash of T-38 jet
  • Elliot McKay See Jr, astronaut, dies at 38 in T-38 jet crash