On This Day

What Happened in February 1497

Historical Events

  • Feb 25 Italians troops reconquer Taranto on France

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 15 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
  • Feb 16 Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 6 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79