On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1973

Historical Events

  • Iraq and Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC) reach an agreement on compensation for nationalization
  • Suriname government of Sedney arrests 13 union leaders

Famous Birthdays

  • Denard Walker, cornerback (Tennessee Oilers)

Eric Lindros

Eric Lindros, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in London, Ontario

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros
  • Gary Walker, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • Henry Bailey, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Nicolas Minassian, French racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Kellaway, South African-born American actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies at 78
  • Hope Landin, American actress (I Remember Mama, Sugarfoot), dies at 79
1973 Highlights

About February 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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