According to Gregory calendar, February 28 is the day number 59 in a given year. February 28 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 28 February in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1668Sambhaji, son of Maratha ruler Shivaji, died due to imprisonment and torture by Mughal ruler Aurangzeb.
1728Maratha Peshwa Bajirao Pratham defeated the Mughal governors of the Deccan, Qamar-ud-din Khan, Asif Yah, Nizam-ul-Mulk in the Battle of Palkhed.
1749The first edition of Henry Fildings "Tom Jones" was published.
1759Pope Clement XIII allowed the Bible to be translated into various languages.
1767King Takasin became the king of Thailand and made Thonburi his capital.
1784John Wesley appointed ministers for the Methodist Church in the United States.
1838Patriots leader Robert Nelson declared independence of Lower Canada today (Quebec),
1845The United States Congress approved the takeover of Texas.
1850The University of Utah opened in Salt Lake City Utah.
1854The Republican Party was formally organized in Rick.
1861Colorado was established as a territory of the United States.
1874In one of the longest cases ever heard in an English court, the defendant was convicted of perjury for attempting to assume the identity of the heir to the Tichborne baronetcy.
1897Ranavalona III, the last sovereign ruler of the Kingdom of Madagascar, was deposed by a French military force.
1908An earthquake in Messina, Italy, killed about 80 people.
1914In the aftermath of the Balkan Wars, Greeks living in southern Albania proclaimed the Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus.
1928Cv Raman invented the Raman effect for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize.
1932Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of business giant Reliance Industries, was born.
1935Working with polyamides to developing a new viable fiber for the chemical company DuPont, American chemist Wallace Carothers invented nylon.
1942Robert Sullivan became the first pilot to fly over the Atlantic Ocean a hundred times.
1950The Peak District' became Britain's first national park.
1972Japanese police stormed a mountain lodge near Karuizawa, Naganoprefecture, to end a ten-day siege by members of the paramilitary groupUnited Red Army.
1972U.S. President Richard Nixon's visit to the People's Republicof China concluded with the two countries issuing the ShanghaiCommuniqué, pledging to work toward the full normalization ofdiplomatic relations.
1974A 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Pakistan killed 5200.
1975In London an underground train failed to stop at Moorgateterminus station and crashed into the end of the tunnel, killing 43people.
1982Adobe systems were established.
1985The Troubles-The Provisional Irish Republican Army launched amortar attack on a Royal Ulster Constabulary station in Corry Square,Newry, Northern Ireland, killing nine.
1986Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was assassinated by a lone gunman in Stockholm while walking home from a movie theatre with his wife Lisbet Palme.
1991The 40-day war in the Persian Gulf declared a ceasefire by the then US President George Bush Sr.
1995International Airport of Denver opened.
199638th Grammy Awards was held. Jagged Little Piill and Alanis Mouisette were the winners.
1997Smokers must prove that they are above 18 years, only then they will be allowed to purchase cigarettes in US.
1997In what has been has viewed as a 'postmodern coup', the Turkish Military leadership issued a memorandum that eventually precipitated the retirement of Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan.
1998Vancouver Canucks Messies became the 9th NHLen to get 1600 points.
2001A high-speed train accident occurred at Great Heck near Selby,North Yorkshire, England, killing ten passengers and injuring 82 others.
2003United Nations chief weapons inspector Hans Blik said that there was no evidence that Iraq had any weapons of mass destruction.
2003In the United States, it was decided to deploy Sky Marshal ie security guard in some British aircraft.
2004Gigli won the 24th Golden Raspberry Award.
2007A truck bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, killed 135 people and injured 339 others.
2010Egypt announced the discovery of a granite lead from statue of Tutankhamun’s grandfather, Amenhotep III. It was buried at a temple in Lukor.
2011The last surviving Veteran of the World war I, Franc Buckels died in Charles town, West Virginia at the age of 110.
2012IBM announced that it is on the way of creating the world’s first quantum computer.
2013Scientists identify genetic links between several psychiatric disorders. This disorders included ADHD Bipolar disorder, autism, depression, etc.
2013The Aam Aadmi Party formed the government in Delhi with the support of the Congress.
202Rebel leader Liu Bang was enthroned as Emperor Gaozu of Hanafter overthrowing the Qin dynasty, the first imperial dynasty of China.

Important Historical Events of 28 February in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
170440 killed and 100 kidnapped by Indians attacked at Deerfield Mass.
1885The first session of the Indian National Congress took place in Bombay, in which 72 delegates attended.
1893USS Indiana, the lead ship of her class and the first battleship in the United States Navy comparable to foreign battleships of the time, was launched.
1896Vande Mataram was sung for the first time at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress.
1928Indian physicist C. V. Raman and his colleagues discovered what is now called the Raman effect, for which he later became the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
1963The first President of India, Rajendra Prasad died.
2002During the 2002 Gujarat violence in India, mobs of Hindusattacked Muslims in Naroda Patiya and Chamanpura, resulting in 166deaths.
2014Indian automakers Mahindra & Mahindra began selling the e20, an electric car, in Bhutan. It costs about $ 11,300. Vehicle exhaust caused air pollution problems in Bhutan. This threatened the country’s tourist dependence.

Important Days of 28 February National & International Days 🏁

National Science DayNational Day
Kamla Nehru Memorial Day,National Day
Rajendra Prasad Memorial DayNational Day
Rare Disease Day (Last day of February)International Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 28 February 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1952Arun Jaitley / Indian politician, lawyer / India
1924Virendra Patil / Politician / India
1927Krishan Kant / Scientist / India
1947Digvijay Singh / Politician / India
1947Vijay Bahuguna / Politician / India
1969U Srinivas / Musician / India

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