- "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.
Pamela Anderson & Tommy Lee
"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (31) divorces Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (35) after 3 years of marriage
- Arkady Shevchenko, Soviet diplomat eho defe tef to the US (Foreign Ministry, 1958-73; United Nations Under-Secretary, 1973-78), dies of a heart attack at 67
- Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted Crilly-Father Ted), dies of a heart attack at 45
About February 28, 1998
Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No
Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces
- #1 Song: My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
- #1 Song: Brimful of Asha - Cornershop