On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 2004

Historical Events

  • 24th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Gigli" wins
  • Over 1 million Taiwanese participating in the 228 Hand-in-Hand Rally form a 500-kilometre (300-mile) long human chain to commemorate the 228 Incident in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Andres Nuiamäe, Estonian soldier (b. 1982)
  • Carmen Laforet, Spanish author, dies at 82
  • Daniel J. Boorstin, American historian, writer, and Librarian of Congress (b. 1914)
  • Gene Allison, American R&B-singer (You Can Make It If You Try), dies at 69
2004 Highlights

About February 28, 2004

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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