On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1974

Historical Events

  • Ethiopian government of Makonnen forms
  • Taiwan police shoots into crowd
  • UK general election results in a hung parliament
  • US & Egypt re-form diplomatic relations after 7 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Katie Allen, Australian field hockey full back/half back (Olympics 1996)
  • Kevin Abrams, cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Lee Carsley, Irish footballer
  • Michael Manasseri, actor (License to Drive)

Famous Deaths

  • Mees Toxopeus, Dutch rescue-vessel captain, dies at 89
1974 Highlights

About February 28, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces