On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1972

Historical Events

Music History

George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident

  • The Asama-Sanso incident ends in Japan.

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China


Famous Birthdays

  • Melisa Moses, diver (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Rory Cochrane, American actor
  • Scott Gragg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies
1972 Highlights

About February 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces