Historical Events In February - 28
Friday, 19 July 2019
0364 On February - 28 valentinian I becomes Roman Emperor.
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 On this day in history juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer
1525 Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler on February - 28.
1533 On February - 28 the birth of Michele de Montaigne, French philosopher
1533 On this day in history michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher
1552 On this day in history jobst Borgi, [Justus Byrgius], Swiss/German mathematician
1570 On February - 28 anti-Portugese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas
1573 Elias Hill, German architect/city builder (Augsburg) on February - 28.
1573 On February - 28 jan "Hans" Liefrinck, Flemish engraver/publisher, dies at about 54
1609 On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
1616 On February - 28 kaspar Forster, composer
1618 On February - 28 filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63
1626 Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 on February - 28.
1632 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer
1638 On February - 28 scottish Presbyterians sign National Convenant, Greyfriars, Edinburgh
1638 On February - 28 scottish Presbyterians sign National Convent, Greyfriars, Edinburgh
1638 On February - 28 claude G Bachet de Meziriac, French mathematician/poet, dies at 56
1646 On February - 28 roger Scott was tried in Massachusetts for sleeping in church
1646 Roger Scott was tried in Mass for sleeping in church on this day in history.
1653 On this day in history 3 Day Sea battle English beats Dutch
1653 On this day in history -Mar 3] 3 Day Sea battle English beats Dutch
1663 Thomas Newcomen, English co-inventor (steam engine) on this day in history.
1665 On February - 28 lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies
1667 English colony Suriname in Dutch hands on this day in history.
1690 On February - 28 aleksei P Romanov, Russia, son of Peter the Great
1692 Salem witch hunt begins on February - 28.
1700 Today is followed by March 1 in Sweden, thus creating the Swedish calendar on February - 28.
1704 On February - 28 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 Elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in NYC on February - 28.