On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1967

Historical Events

  • A West German court rules that impostor Anna Anderson failed to prove that she was missing Russian duchess Anastasia Romanov, ending a legal case that lasted almost 30 years

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Wilt Chamberlain sinks NBA record 35th consecutive field goal

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Antone Davis, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Colin Cooper, English soccer defender (2 caps; Middlesborough, Nottingham Forest), born in Durham, England
  • Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Marcus Lillington, British pop guitarist and keyboard player (Breathe - "Hands to Heaven"), born in Bideford, Devon, England

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Luce, American magazine publisher (Time, Fortune, Life), dies at 68
1967 Highlights

About February 28, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces