What Happened on February 28, 1996

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

38th Grammy Awards: "Jagged Little Pill" by Alanis Morissette wins

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
Born in 1996

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? 27 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis