Thursday, March 1, 2012
FEB 28th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 28
Americans are very frustrated, and they have every right to be. We've wasted a lot of our most precious treasure, which is American lives.
John McCain, 2007
Feb 28 Birthdays
Robert Sean Leonard
Feb 28 In History
The space shuttle Atlantis launches from Cape Canaveral, to place a spy satellite in orbit.
JFK names Kissinger special advisor
Cambridge University scientists discover the chemical structure of DNA.
Basketball is televised for the first time (Fordham University vs. the University of Pittsburgh in Madison Square Garden).
First passenger ship line from New York arrives in San Francisco
This Day in Business
The first color TV sets using NTSC standard are produced and made available to public.
This Day in Entertainment
The play Porgy and Bess starring Todd Duncan and Anne Brown opened on Broadway
This Day in Geography
Egypt regains its independence from the British, but the British troops still don't leave.
This Day in Sports
Closing ceremonies take place in Squaw Valley, California for the 8th winter Olympic games
February 28th Holiday
Peace Memorial Day (Taiwan) - Commemorates the anti-government uprising in Taiwan.
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