On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Calvin Murphy (Hou), sets NBA record with 78 consecutive free throws
  • People's Republic of China throws out the Netherlands ambassador due to Dutch sales of submarines to Taiwan

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Bannister, American baseball player, born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Florent Serra, French tennis player, born in Bordeaux, France