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Today in history: Feb. 28

Today in history: Feb. 28

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In 2013, Benedict XVI became the first pope in 600 years to resign, ending an eight-year pontificate, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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The “Black Sunday” dust storm descended upon the central Plains, turning a sunny afternoon into total darkness, and more events that happened …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bill Belichick, Ellen Barkin, Jon Cryer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kelli…

Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning colonists that British Regular troops were approaching…

In 2013, two bombs made from pressure cookers exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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