On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1981

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
1981 Highlights

About February 28, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces