On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1972

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • The Asama-Sanso incident ends in Japan.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

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? 48 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces