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.

Event of Interest

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

1972 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jared Bednar, Canadian ice hockey coach (Stanley Cup 2022 Colorado Avalanche), born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan
  • Melisa Moses, diver (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Rory Cochrane, American actor
  • Scott Gragg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
Born in 1972

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies

About February 28, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Without You - Nilsson
  • UK #1 Song: Son of My Father - Chicory Tip