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Notable Historical Events for February 28th

1961JFK names Henry Kissinger special advisor

198426th Grammy Awards: Michael Jackson wins 8 Grammys

197153rd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA Natl FL Jack Nicklaus wins his 2nd golf grand slam

1728George F Handel's opera "Siroe, re di Persia," premieres in London

1972George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident

19937th American Comedy Award: seinfeld wins

1967Wilt Chamberlain sinks NBA record 35th consecutive field goal

1933Hitler disallows German communist party (KPD)

1960Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open

18191st public performance of a Franz Schubert song, "Schäfers Klageleid"

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Notable Birthdays on February 28th

1906Bugsy Siegel, gangster created casinos in Las Vegas

1973Eric Lindros, London Ontario, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

1953Paul Krugman, American economist and New York Times columnist (Nobel Prize in Economics 2008)

1940Mario Andretti, Italian American race-car driver (1969 Indianapolis 500, 1978 Formula One World Champion)

1901Linus Pauling, Portland, Oregon, American chemist/peace activist (Nobel 1954, 1962)

1984Karolína Kurková, Czech supermodel

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Notable Deaths on February 28th

2009Paul Harvey, American radio broadcaster, dies at 90

1525Cuauhtémoc, the last Aztec Emperor (1520 - 1521), tortured and killed by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés

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