On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 2005

Historical Events

Music awardsSoul Train Music Awards

19th Soul Train Music Awards: Ice Cube, Usher & Ciara win

Singer Usher
Rapper Ice Cube
Ice Cube
Singer Ciara
  • A suicide bombing at a police recruiting centre in Al Hillah, Iraq kills 127.
  • Lebanon's pro-Syrian prime minister, Omar Karami, resigns amid large anti-Syria street demonstrations in Beirut.

Music releaseMusic Single

Stereophonics release their single "Dakota", later their first #1 UK single

Singer Kelly Jones
Kelly Jones

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Curtis [Crummey], British rock drummer, songwriter and vocalist (The Searchers - "Needles And Pins"), dies at 63
2005 Highlights

About February 28, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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