On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1975

Historical Events

  • A major London tube train crash at Moorgate station kills 43 people and injures a further 74.
  • EG signs accord of Lome with 46 developing countries
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Azhar Mahmood, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (21 Tests, 900 runs @ 30.00, 3 x 100s, 39 wickets), born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Mike Rucker, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Istv├ín Kardos, Hungarian composer, dies at 83
1975 Highlights

About February 28, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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