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Importance of 28th February in History

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1998
Death of Dermot Morgan, Irish actor and comedian (Father Ted)
Ireland
1998
Death of Arkady Shevchenko, Russian diplomat
Russian Federation
1998
Kosovo War: Serbia launches a military offensive against the KLA (Kosovo Liberation Army)
1983
The album ‘War’ by U2 was released .
Great Britain
1975
Moorgate tube crash in London – over 43 deaths, greatest loss of life on the Underground in peacetime. The cause of the incident was never conclusively determined
Great Britain
1916
Death of Henry James, American writer
United States
1909
Birth of Stephen Spender, British poet, novelist, essayist and critic
Great Britain
1900
Relief of Ladysmith after a seige of 118 days
Great Britain
1883
The first vaudeville theatre was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith in Boston, Massachusetts.
United States
1833
Birth of Alfred von Schlieffen, German field marshal .
Germany
1820
Birth of Sir John Tenniel, illustrator and Punch cartoonist.
Great Britain
1783
Birth of Gabriele Rossetti, Italian poet, scholar and revolutionary .
Italy
1683
Birth of René Antoine de Réaumur, French scientist Inventor of a thermometer scale.
France
1525
Death of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec King, executed by the conquistadors.
Mexico
0468
Death of Pope Hilarius
Italy
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