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Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place, initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty's rule over China. (28. February 202. BC)

Khosrau II is executed by Mihr Hormozd under the orders of Kavadh II. (28. February 628)

The Fourth Council of Constantinople closes. (28. February 870)

The Siege of Jaén ends in the context of the Spanish Reconquista resulting in the Castilian takeover of the city from the Taifa of Jaen. (28. February 1246)

The Aztec king Cuauhtémoc is executed by Hernán Cortés's forces. (28. February 1525)

The Scottish National Covenant is signed in Edinburgh. (28. February 1638)

Today is followed by March 1 in Sweden, thus creating the Swedish calendar. (28. February 1700)

In the Battle of Helsingborg, 14,000 Danish invaders under Jørgen Rantzau are decisively defeated by an equally sized Swedish force under Magnus Stenbock. This is the last time Swedish and Danish troops meet on Swedish soil. (28. February 1710)

John Wesley charters the Methodist Church. (28. February 1784)

Cry of Asencio, beginning of the Uruguayan War of Independence (28. February 1811)

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight. (28. February 1827)

Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Quebec) (28. February 1838)

A gun on USS Princeton explodes while the boat is on a Potomac River cruise, killing eight people, including two United States Cabinet members. (28. February 1844)

Regular steamboat service from the west to the east coast of the United States begins with the arrival of the SS California in San Francisco Bay, 4 months 22 days after leaving New York Harbor. (28. February 1849)

Seventy years of Holy See-United States relations are ended by a Congressional ban on federal funding of diplomatic envoys to the Vatican and are not restored until January 10, 1984. (28. February 1867)

The Bulgarian Exarchate is established by decree of Sultan Abd-ul-Aziz of the Ottoman Empire. (28. February 1870)

One of the longest cases ever heard in an English court ends when the defendant is convicted of perjury for attempting to assume the identity of the heir to the Tichborne baronetcy. (28. February 1874)

The first vaudeville theater opens in Boston (28. February 1883)

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.) (28. February 1885)

The USS Indiana, the lead ship of her class and the first battleship in the United States Navy comparable to foreign battleships of the time, is launched. (28. February 1893)

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