What Happened on February 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Towler & Ford of Great Britain
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Rodnina & Ulanov of the Soviet Union
  • Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert of Great Britain
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Tim Wood of USA
  • Terence O'Neill re-elected as leader of the Unionist Parliamentary Party and thus confirmed as Northern Ireland Prime Minister

Famous Birthdays

  • Butch Leitzinger, American race car driver
  • Elisa Fiorillo, singer (Forgive Me For Dreaming)
  • Patrick Monahan, American singer (Train)
  • Robert Sean Leonard, NJ, actor (Dead Poets Society, Mr & Mrs Bridge)
  • Shawn McEachern, Waltham MA, NHL forward (Boston Bruins, Senators)
  • Tor Øivind Ødegaard, Norwegian track runner