On This Day

What Happened in February 1635

Historical Events

  • Feb 10 The Académie française forms in Paris (by Cardinal Richelieu)

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 1 Marquard Gude, German archaeologist and classical scholar famous for his collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions, born in Rendsburg, Holstein (d. 1689)
  • Feb 18 Johan Göransson Gyllenstierna, Swedish statesman (d. 1680)
  • Feb 25 Walraad, the Elder, Dutch fieldmarshall/earl of Nassau-Usingen

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 13 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50