On This Day

What Happened in February 1557

Historical Events

  • Feb 27 1st Russian Embassy arrives in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 11 John Wtenbogaert, remonstrants theologist
  • Feb 15 Alfonso Fontanelli, Italian composer (Ferrara school), born in Reggio nell'Emilia (d. 1622)
  • Feb 24 Matthias, Holy Roman emperor (1612-19), born in Vienna, Austria