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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1970

Mika Stromberg, Helsinki FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)

Birth
1970

Bicycles permitted to cross Golden Gate Bridge

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1970

Jan Varholik, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)

Birth
1970

Noureddine Morceli, Algeria, 1500m runner (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1970

Caroline Walker runs world female record marathon (3:02:53)

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1970

"Georgy" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 4 performances

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1970

KIIN (now KUN) TV channel 12 in Iowa City, IA (PBS) 1st broadcast

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1970

WUTR TV channel 20 in Utica-Rome, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1971

John Buchanan, actor (Sidekicks, Black Stallion, Family Man)

Birth
1971

WDRB TV channel 41 in Louisville, KY (IND) begins broadcasting

Event
1971

53rd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA Natl FL Jack Nicklaus wins his 2nd golf grand slam

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1972

Melisa Moses, Jacksonville FL, diver (Olympics-4th-96)

Birth
1972

George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident

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1972

Last broadcast of "M*A*S*H" on NBC-TV

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1972

Pres Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China

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1972

Victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies

Death
1972

Scott Gragg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)

Birth
1973

Denard Walker, cornerback (Tennessee Oilers)

Birth
1973

Hope Landin, actress (I Remember Mama, Sugarfoot), dies at 79

Death
1973

Eric Lindros, London Ontario, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

Birth
1973

Demetrice Martin, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)

Birth
1973

Henry Bailey, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1973

Cecil Kellaway, actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies at 78

Death
1973

Gary Walker, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)

Birth
1973

Suriname govt of Sedney arrests 13 union leaders

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