On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 1998

Historical Events

  • "View From the Bridge" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • First flight of RQ-4 Global Hawk, the first unmanned aerial vehicle certified to file its own flight plans and fly regularly in U.S. civilian airspace.
  • Kosovo War: Serbian police begin the offensive against the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vancouver Canucks Mark Messier is 4th NHLer to get 1,600 points

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (31) divorces Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (35) after 3 years of marriage

Actress Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson
Rock Star and Drummer Tommy Lee
Rock Star and Drummer
Tommy Lee

Famous Deaths

  • Arkady Shevchenko, Soviet diplomat (b. 1930)
  • Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted Crilly-Father Ted), dies of a heart attack at 45
1998 Highlights

About February 28, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces