On This Day

What Happened on February 28, 2020

Historical Events

  • Court of Arbitration for Sport bans Chinese triple Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang from swimming for 8 years for breaking anti-doping rules

Famous Deaths

  • Freeman Dyson, American physicist (known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuclear engineering), dies at 96
  • Johnny Antonelli, American baseball pitcher (6 × MLB All-Star 1954, 56–59²; World Series, NL ERA leader 1954; SF Giants), dies from colon cancer at 89
  • Stig-Göran Myntti, Finnish soccer midfielder (61 caps; Vasa IFK), dies at 94
2020 Highlights

About February 28, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces