On This Day

What Happened in February 1971 (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 24 Brian Savage, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Feb 24 Pedro de la Rosa, Spanish Formula One driver
  • Feb 25 Konstantin Matoussevich, Israeli high jumper (Olympic 7th-1996), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Feb 25 Andrew Hermann, US 50K walker (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 25 Byron Dafoe, NHL goalie (Los Angeles Kings), born in Sussex, England
  • Feb 25 David Fox, American 50m freestyle (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • Feb 25 Helen Dobson, British golfer (ANA Inspiration 1998 runner-up), born in Skegness, England
  • Feb 25 Nova Peris, field hockey left halfback (Olympics 1996), born in Darwin, Australia
  • Feb 25 Sean Astin, American actor (Goonies, The Lord of the Rings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 25 Daniel Powter, Canadian rock singer-songwriter ("Bad Day"), born in Vernon, British Columbia
  • Feb 26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright], American singer-songwriter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 26 Rick Lyle, American football defensive end (NY Jets), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Feb 26 Max Martin, Swedish composer & producer, born in Stenhamra, Sweden
  • Feb 26 Hélène Ségara, French singer, born in Six-Fours-les-Plages, France
  • Feb 27 Ivan Robinson, American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 27 Jaroslav Modry, Czech NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in České Budějovice, Czechia
  • Feb 27 Rich Tylski, American football player (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 27 Derren Brown, British psychological illusionist, born in Purley, London
  • Feb 27 Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, American singer (TLC), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 28 Tristan Louis, American writer
  • Feb 28 Junya Nakano, Japanese video game composer (Threads Of Fate; Final Fantasy X) born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Feb 28 Peter Stebbings, Canadian actor
  • Feb 28 Nigel Godrich, British record producer, recording engineer, and musician (Radiohead; Thom Yorke; Atoms for Peace), born in Westminster, London

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths