On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1996

Historical Events

Music awardsGrammy Awards

38th Grammy Awards: Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette wins

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette

Famous Birthdays

  • Karsten Warholm, Norwegian athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles WR 45.94 2021; World C'ship gold 2017, 19), born in Ulsteinvik, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Chipenda, Angolan politician and field commander, dies at 64
1996 Highlights

About February 28, 1996

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces