28th of February, 1966
The 28th of February, 1966, fell on a Monday. Day 59 of
1966. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 28th of February, 1966:
US astronauts Charles Bassett and Elliot See are killed in a plane crash in St. Louis, Missouri
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th of February, 1966:
United States: These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
United Kingdom: These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 28th of February, 1966.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 28th of February:
Basic facts and information about this date:
53 years, 6 months and 18 days have passed since the 28th of February, 1966.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of
1966. Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 28th of February, 1966, will be 53 years of age.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 28th of February, 1966:
3rd of February, 1966: Soviet spacecraft Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.
4th of February, 1966: 133 people are killed when All Nippon Airways Flight 60 crashes into Tokyo Bay.
6th of February, 1966: The final episode of Mister Ed is aired.
12th of February, 1966: Vietnam War: The Tay Vinh massacre occurs.
14th of February, 1966: The Australian dollar is introduced.
26th of February, 1966: Vietnam War: The Binh An massacre occurs.
4th of March, 1966: 64 people are killed when Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402 crashes at Tokyo International Airport in Japan.
4th of March, 1966: John Lennon of The Beatles causes a stir when he states that they are "more popular than Jesus now".
5th of March, 1966: 124 people are killed when BOAC Flight 911 crashes over Mount Fuji in Japan.
8th of March, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
19th of March, 1966: Racial segregation in sports in the USA starts to become a thing of the past when The Texas Western Miners defeat an all-white Kentucky Wildcats team with five African-American starters.
20th of March, 1966: The FIFA World Cup Trophy is stolen in London.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th of February, 1966, will have the star sign Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 28th of February, 1966 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 28th of February, 1966.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 28th of February, 1966 was probably conceived around the
21st of May, 1965. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of February, 1966 is the
8th of December, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
28th of February
Events that have occurred on the 28th of February:
28th of February, 1975: 43 people are killed when a train crashes at Moorgate station in London.
28th of February, 1986: Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is assassinated.
28th of February, 1986: Pretty in Pink (1986) is released in cinemas.
28th of February, 1991: The Gulf War ends after Kuwait is liberated.
28th of February, 1993: The Waco Siege begins when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents raid David Koresh's compound in Waco, Texas.
28th of February, 1994: English serial killer Fred West and his wife are arrested.
28th of February, 1998: The Kosovo War begins.
28th of February, 1983: The final episode of M*A*S*H is aired.
28th of February, 1997: Donnie Brasco (1997) is released.
How old was I?
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Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of February, 1966.
19,558 days have passed since this date.
1,689,807,600 seconds have passed since the 28th of February, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,971,442,200 times.
Since the 28th of February, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 871,940,721,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 281,634,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,323,454 steps. That's about 64,588 miles!
Since this date, 20,277,691 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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