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Historical Events For February - 28

Friday, 23 June 2017

0364  Valentinian I becomes Roman Emperor on February - 28.  

0642  Oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle on this day in history.  

0870  8th Ecumenical council ends in Constantinople on this day in history.  

1066  On this day in history westminster Abbey opens  

1261  On February - 28 hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies  

1510  Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer on February - 28.  

1525  On February - 28 cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler  

1533  On this day in history the birth of Michele de Montaigne, French philosopher  

1533  On this day in history michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher  

1552  Jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician on February - 28.  

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1570  Anti-Portugese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas on February - 28.  

1573  Elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg) on February - 28.  

1573  On this day in history jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54  

1609  Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on February - 28.  

1616  Kaspar Forster, composer on this day in history.  

1618  On February - 28 filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63  

1626  On February - 28 cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51  

1632  Jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer on this day in history.  

1638  On February - 28 scottish Presbyterians sign National Convenant, Greyfriars, Edinburgh  

1638  Scottish Presbyterians sign National Convent, Greyfriars, Edinburgh on this day in history.  

1638  Claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56 on February - 28.  

1646  Roger Scott was tried in Massachusetts for sleeping in church on February - 28.  

1646  Roger Scott was tried in Mass for sleeping in church on this day in history.  

1653  3 Day Sea battle English beats Dutch on February - 28.  

1653  -Mar 3] 3 Day Sea battle English beats Dutch on February - 28.  

1663  Thomas Newcomen, English co-inventor (steam engine) on February - 28.  

1665  Lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies on February - 28.  

1667  English colony Suriname in Dutch hands on February - 28.  

1690  Aleksei P Romanov, Russia, son of Peter the Great on February - 28.  

1692  On February - 28 salem witch hunt begins  

1700  Today is followed by March 1 in Sweden, thus creating the Swedish calendar on this day in history.  

1704  On this day in history elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in New York NY  

1704  Indians attack Deerfield MA, kill 40, kidnap 100 on this day in history.  

1704  On February - 28 elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in NYC  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 28

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1155  Henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183) was born on February - 28.  

1261  Margaret of Scotland, queen of Norway (d. 1283) was born on this day in history.  

1409  On this day in history birth of elisabeth II of Bohemia (d. 1442)  

1533  On February - 28 birth of michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher  

1552  On February - 28 birth of jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician  

1552  On this day in history birth of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker (d. 1632)  

1573  On this day in history birth of elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg)  

1612  John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 28

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0642  On this day in history oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle  

1261  On this day in history hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies  

1326  Death of Duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290) on this day in history.  

1453  On February - 28 death of isabella, Duchess of Lorraine (b. 1400)  

1485  Death of Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441) on February - 28.  

1510  On this day in history death of juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer  

1525  On February - 28 death of cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler  

1572  On February - 28 death of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (b. 1505)  

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