On This Day

What Happened in February 1468

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 14 Johann Werner, German mathematician, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1522)
  • Feb 29 Paul III, last Renaissance Pope (1534-49)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohannes Gutenberg

Feb 3 Johannes Gutenberg, German inventor (movable printing press), dies at 70 (birth date c. 1400)