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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1974

Ethiopian govt of Makonnen forms

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1974

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

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1974

Taiwan police shoots into crowd

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1974

US and Egypt re-form diplomatic relations after 7 years

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1974

Mees Toxopeus, Dutch rescue-vessel captain, dies at 89

Death
1974

Michael Manasseri, actor (License to Drive)

Birth
1974

Michael Swift, WLAF CB (Rhein Fire)

Birth
1974

Katie Allen, Australian field hockey full back/half back (Olympics-96)

Birth
1974

Kevin Abrams, cornerback (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1975

Azhar Mahmood, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani ODI 1996)

Birth
1975

41 killed in London Underground, as train speeds past final stop

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1975

EG signs accord of Lom‚ with 46 developing countries

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1975

Istvan Kardos, composer, dies at 83

Death
1975

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1976

18th Grammy Awards: Love Will Keep Us Together, Natalie Cole wins

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1976

Spain withdraws from Western Sahara

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1976

Ceuta and Melilla (Spanish Morocco) are last European African possession

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1976

Angie Kennedy, Nambour QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1977

Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 71

Death
1977

Harbor strike in Rotterdam/Amsterdam ends

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1977

Aki-Petteri Berg, NHL defenseman (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Kings)

Birth
1977

1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, LA Calif)

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1977

Debbie Koegel, Norristown Pa, dance skater (and Oleg Fediukov)

Birth
1978

Marissa Perez, Miss Connecticut Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1978

Eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73

Death