On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 54th Daytona 500: Rain affected race stopped for 2 hours because of fuel on track; Matt Kenseth leads for final 34 laps to win
  • Discovery of the largest prehistoric penguin, Kairuku grebneffi, at nearly 5ft tall
  • Occupy London protesters evicted from St Paul's Cathedral