On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Fefe Dobson, Canadian singer, born in Scarborough, Canada
  • Jelena Janković, Serbian tennis player, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Michael Fennelly [Micheál Ó Fionnalaigh], Irish hurler, born in Ballyhale, County Kilkenny

Famous Deaths

  • Charita Bauer, American actress (The Guiding Light, Aldrich Family), dies following long illness at 62
  • David Byron [Garrick], British vocalist and songwriter (Uriah Heep), dies of alcohol-related complications at 38
  • Ray Ellington, English singer (b. 1916)