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 This day in History - February 28
449 Historic Events for February 28
1993

Fer A Olthoff, Dutch WW II resistance fighter (Het Parool), dies

Death
1993

Iolanda Chen triple jumps world indoor record hop step (14.46m)

Event
1993

Gun battle erupts at Waco Texas between FBI and Branch Davidians

Event
1993

7th American Comedy Award: Seinfeld wins

Event
1993

"Anna Christie" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 54 performances

Event
1994

Pu Yi, brother of last Chinese emperor, Pu Yi, dies at 87

Death
1994

Aisin Giorro Pu Chieh, brother of Last Emperor of China, dies at 86

Death
1994

Leopoldina Poldi Feichtegger Gerhard, dies at 90

Death
1994

100 agents raid Branch Davidian compound at Waco Texas

Event
1994

Elbert "Skippy" Williams, tenor Sax player, dies at 77

Death
1994

Brady Law, imposing a wait-period to buy a hand-gun, went into effect

Event
1994

George Osborne Sayles, historian, dies at 92

Death
1994

Buster Holmes, chef/restaurateur, dies at 88

Death
1995

Max Rudolf, conductor, dies at 92

Death
1995

Keith Rigg, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia 1931-37), dies

Death
1995

Herman "Ace" Wallace, blues guitarist/singer, dies at 69

Death
1995

Denver International Airport opens

Event
1996

38th Grammy Awards: Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morisette wins

Event
1996

Daniel Chipenda, angolam politician, dies at 64

Death
1997

Smokers must prove they are over 18 to purchase cigarettes in US

Event
1997

FBI agent Earl Pitts pleads guilty to selling secrets to Russia

Event
1997

Earthquake in Pakistan, kills 45

Event
1998

Vancouver Canucks Mark Messier is 4th NHLer to get 1,600 points

Event
1998

"View From the Bridge," closes at Criterion Theater NYC

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