On This Day

What Happened in February 1648

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 3 Louis Bouteiller, composer
  • Feb 23 Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 2 George Abbot, English writer
  • Feb 28 Christian IV of Denmark, King of Denmark and Norway (1588-1648), dies at 70