Historical Events in February 1792

  • Feb 7 Austria & Prussia sign anti-French covenant
  • Feb 7 Domenico Cimarosa's opera "Il Matrimonio Segreto" premieres in Vienna
  • Feb 20 US postal service created, postage 6-12 cents depending on distance
  • Feb 21 US Congress passes Presidential Succession Act
  • Feb 23 Joseph Haydn's 94th Symphony in G premieres
  • Feb 23 Humane Society of Massachusetts incorporated (erected life-saving stations for distressed mariners)