On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1977

Historical Events

  • 1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, Los Angeles California)
  • Dock strike in Rotterdam/Amsterdam ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki-Petteri Berg, NHL defenseman (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Kings)
  • Debbie Koegel, dance skater (with partner Oleg Fediukov), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Jason Aldean [Williams], American country singer ("Dirt Road Anthem"), born in Macon, Georgia
  • Kehinde Wiley, American painter (portrait of Barack Obama), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, American comedian and actor (The Jack Benny Program), dies at 71
1977 Highlights

About February 28, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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