On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1990

Historical Events

  • Dutch police seize 3,000 kg of cocaine
  • US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Milburn, English cricketer (9 Tests for England, 654 runs), dies of a heart attack at 48
  • Fabia Drake, actress (Nice Girl Like Me), dies at 86
  • Tuppy Owen-Smith, South African cricketer (batsman v England 1929), dies
1990 Highlights

About February 28, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces