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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1978

Philip Ahn, LA Calif, actor (Master Kan-Kung Fu), dies at 66

Death
1979

Jane Hylton, English actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot), dies at 52

Death
1979

Virginia Ledgerwood, Chester Va, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1979

Mr Ed, talking horse, dies

Death
1979

Ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond," premieres in NYC

Event
1980

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1980

"The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 h 12 m)

Event
1980

Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies

Death
1981

Calvin Murphy (Hou), sets NBA record with 78 consecutive free throws

Event
1981

China PR throws out Neth ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan

Event
1982

FALN (PR Nationalist Group) bombs Wall Street

Event
1982

Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic

Event
1982

AT and T looses record $7 BILLION for fiscal year ending on this day

Event
1983

Final TV episode of "M*A*S*H" airs (CBS); record 125 million watch

Event
1984

Leslie Walcott, cricketer (Test for WI v England 1930), dies

Death
1984

26th Grammy Awards: Beat It, Michael Jackson wins 8

Event
1985

Charita Bauer, actress (Mary-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 in NYC

Death
1986

European Economic Community sign "Special Act" for Europe free trade

Event
1986

Peter Uberroth suspended 7 baseball players for 1 year, after they admitted in Curtis Strong's trial in September, they used drugs

Event
1986

Sven Olof Palme, Swedish PM (1969-76, 82-86), assassinated at 59

Death
1987

Anny Ondra, actress (Blackmail), dies at 83

Death
1987

Nora Kaye, US ballet dancer, dies at 67

Death
1988

Mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanese playwright, dies at 99

Death
1988

15th Winter Olympic games close at Calgary, Canada

Event
1988

Anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed

Event