What Happened in February 1764

Historical Events

  • 15th St. Louis, Missouri founded as a French trading post by Pierre Laclade Ligue
  • 21st John Wilkes thrown out of English House of Commons for "Essay on Women"

Famous Birthdays

  • 4th Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral/minister of Navy
  • 8th Joseph Leopold von Eybler, Austrian composer
  • 11th Marie-Joseph de Chénier, French poet (Cajus Graechus)
  • 13th Talleyrand, France/Napoleon's foreign minster
  • 15th Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Danske V'rker)
  • 22nd Alexander Campbell, composer
  • 28th Robert Haldane, Scottish theologist/philanthropist