On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • European Economic Community signs "Special Act" for Europe free trade
  • Peter Uberroth suspended 7 baseball players for 1 year, after they admitted in Curtis Strong's trial in September, they used drugs

Famous Deaths

  • Laura Z. Hobson, American TV writer and panelist (I've Got a Secret), dies at 85
  • Sven Olof Palme, Swedish PM (1969-76, 82-86), assassinated at 59
  • William Dollar, American ballet dancer and choreographer, dies at 79