February 28 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2011: Dewayne Davis, founder of UAB Gospel Choir and More Than Conquerors Faith Church, died.
- 2010: Brookwood Medical Center co-founder Charles Speir died.
- 2009: Buffalo Rock Company chairman Jimmy Lee, Jr died.
- 2006: Birmingham City Council passed a resolution to invest up to $2.5 million in infrastructure improvements for Pemco, an additional $5 million for development of the Railroad Park, and $11 million in incentives for Eastwood Village.
- 1967: US Army Sergeant Matthew Leonard was killed in action in Vietnam.
- 1960: The A. G. Gaston Building was dedicated.
- 1941: Architect Wallace Rayfield died.
- 1890: Richard Hawes was hanged by Sheriff Joseph S. Smith for the murders of his wife and daughters.
- 1876: At Oxmoor Furnace the first viable pig iron was produced using coke from Birmingham District coal instead of charcoal.