What Happened on February 28, 2016

Historical Events

  • 36th Razzies Awards: "Fifty Shades of Grey" wins worst film, worst actor and actress

Academy Awards

88th Academy Awards: Best Picture - "Spotlight", Best Director - Alejandro G. Iñárritu ("The Revenant"), Best Actor - Leonardo DiCaprio ("The Revenant"), Best Actress - Brie Larson ("Room")

  • Explosion at Severnaya coal mine in Vorkuta, Russia kills 36, including 5 rescuers
2016 History

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), dies at 77

About February 28, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • UK #1 Song: 7 Years - Lukas Graham