What Happened on February 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

53rd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA National FL Jack Nicklaus wins his 2nd golf grand slam

  • A British soldier dies in Derry after his vehicle had been attacked with petrol bombs (he died as a result of inhaling chemicals from fire extinguisers that were used to put out the fire)
  • WDRB TV channel 41 in Louisville, KY (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • John Buchanan, actor (Sidekicks, Black Stallion, Family Man)
  • Junya Nakano, Japanese composer
  • Peter Stebbings, Canadian actor
  • Tristan Louis, American writer