On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
  • "Speed of Darkness" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • Don Mattingly named 10th NY Yankee Captain
  • Gulf War ends after Iraq accepts a ceasefire following their retreat from Kuwait
  • Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m indoor (3:34:16)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sarah Bolger, Irish actress, born in Dublin, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Guillermo Ungo, member of El Salvador junta (1979-80), dies
  • Wassily Hoeffding, American statistician (b. 1914)