On This Day in History for February 28

Events in History

  • 202 BC Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place, initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty's rule over China
  • 364 Valentinian I becomes Roman Emperor (rules till 375)
  • 870 8th Ecumenical council ends in Constantinople
  • 1570 Anti-Portuguese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas
  • 1638 Scottish Presbyterians sign National Convent, Greyfriars, Edinburgh
  • 1646 Roger Scott tried in Massachusetts for sleeping in church
  • 1653 -Mar 3] 3 Day Sea battle English beat Dutch
  • 1667 English colony Suriname comes under Dutch controls
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Weddings in History

  • 1496 Joanna of Aragon marries Philip of Flanders, future King Philip I of Castile
  • 1922 English Princess Mary marries Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey

More Weddings in History