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This Day in History on 28th February

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 28th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

1928 – C.V. Raman discovered the Raman Effect, which won him the Nobel Prize and caused the day to be observed as National Science Day
National Science Day:
National science day is celebrated on every year on 28 February. National science day is celebrated as one of the main science festivals in India every year during which students of the schools and colleges demonstrate various science projects and national and state science institutions demonstrate their latest researches.
Objectives Of National Science Day:

  • National Science Day is being celebrated every year to widely spread a message about the most Importance of science used in the daily life of the people.
  • To display all the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science for human welfare. It is the main science function of India
  • To discuss all the issues and implement new technologies for the development of the science.
  • To give an opportunity to the scientific minded citizens in the country. To encourage the people as well as popularize the Science and Technology.

Important Events:

Birthday / Anniversary:

28 February 1948: Bineshwar Brahma, Indian religious leader, was born
28 February 1951: Former Indian cricketer Karsan Devji Ghavri was born in Rajkot
28 February 1979 : Srikanth, Indian actor, was born
28 February 1912: Great Marathi poet, Vishnu Waman Shirwadkar ‘Kusumagraj’ was born

Death / Death Anniversary:

28 February 1936 – Kamala Nehru, wife of Jawaharlal Nehru, died
28 February 1963: Rajendra Prasad, first President of India, passed away

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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