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Sunday February 28, 2016

February 28: Day of the Week

February 28, 2016 is the 59th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 307 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

February 28 Historical Event(s)

  • 1827
    The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
  • 1885
    The American Telephone and Telegraph Company is incorporated in New York State as the subsidiary of American Bell Telephone. (American Bell would later merge with its subsidiary.)
  • 1897
    Queen Ranavalona III, the last monarch of Madagascar, is deposed by a French military force.
  • 1900
    The Second Boer War: The 118-day “Siege of Ladysmith” is lifted.
  • 1914
    The Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus is proclaimed in Gjirokastër, by the Greeks living in southern Albania.
  • 1947
    228 Incident: In Taiwan, civil disorder is put down with the loss of 30,000 civilian lives.
  • 1991
    The first Gulf War ends.
  • 1997
    An earthquake in northern Iran is responsible for about 3,000 deaths.
  • 1997
    The North Hollywood shootout takes place, resulting in the injury of 19 people and the deaths of both perpetrators.
  • 2004
    Over 1 million Taiwanese participating in the 228 Hand-in-Hand Rally form a 500 km long human chain to commemorate the 228 Incident in 1947

Who were born on February 28?

  • 1670
    Benjamin Wadsworth, American President of Harvard University (d. 1737)
  • 1820
    John Tenniel, English illustrator (d. 1914)
  • 1882
    Pádraic Ó Conaire, Irish writer (d. 1928)
  • 1915
    Zero Mostel, American actor (d. 1977)
  • 1925
    Harry H Corbett, English actor (d. 1982)
  • 1929
    Joseph Rouleau, Canadian bass opera singer
  • 1944
    Win Aung, Burmese politician
  • 1947
    Stephanie Beacham, English actress
  • 1980
    Tayshaun Prince, American basketball player
  • 2007
    Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco

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