On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Jupiter flyby of the New Horizons Pluto-observer spacecraft.

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco, born in Rabat, Morocco

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. American historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson), dies at 89
  • Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs), dies at 61
  • Charles Forte, Italian-British hotel magnate (Savoy), dies at 98