U2's third studio album got released on this day in 1983 and a few weeks later it dislodged Michael Jackson's Thriller as the #1 album in the UK.
Rockers of note born on this day include Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones (1942) and Pittsburgh's Donnie Iris of Ah, Leah fame (1943).
George Harrison and his wife Patti were injured in a London car crash on Feb. 28. 1972. Keith Richards was arrested in Toronto in possession of cocaine and heroin on this day in 1977. The Doors were awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame on 2/28/2007, and Neil Young played Long May You Run to close the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver on this night in 2010.