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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1953

Ricky "Dragon" Steamboat, [Richard Blood], wrestler (NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA)

Birth
1953

Jim Thorpe, decathlete (Olympics-gold-1912), dies at 64

Death
1953

Stalin meets with Beria, Bulganin, Khrushchev and Malenkov

Event
1954

Patty Berg/Pete Cooper wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament

Event
1954

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Event
1955

Gilbert Gottfried, comedian (Beverly Hills Cop)

Birth
1955

Randy Jackson, New Orleans, guitarist (Zebra-Tell Me What You Want)

Birth
1955

Adrian Dantley, Wash DC, NBA forward (Olympic-gold-1976, Utah Jazz)

Birth
1956

Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory

Event
1956

13 die in a train crash in Swampscott Mass

Event
1957

Ian Smith, cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of the 80's)

Birth
1957

Ian Stanley, keyboardist

Birth
1957

Jeff Woodland, Papua New Guinea, Nike golfer (1991 Dakota Dunes Open)

Birth
1957

Cindy Wilson, Athens Georgia, rock vocalist (B-52's-Love Shack)

Birth
1957

John Turturro, Bkln, actor (Brain Donor, Color of Money, Jungle Fever)

Birth
1957

Phil Gould, rock percussionist (Level 42-Hot Water)

Birth
1957

Jockey Johnny Longden's 5,000th career victory

Event
1958

West Indies 1-504 in reply to Pakistan 328, day 3 of 3rd Test Cricket

Event
1958

Mark Pavelich, NHLer (NY Rangers)

Birth
1958

Christine Lathan-Brehmer, German DR, 400m runner (Oly-gold-76)

Birth
1959

Launch of Discoverer 1 (WTR)-1st polar orbit

Event
1959

NFL trade, Chicago Cards trade Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players

Event
1959

Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colo Spr won by David Jenkins USA

Event
1959

Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner and Paul of CAN

Event
1959

"Goldilocks" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 perfs

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