On This Day

What Happened in February 1655

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 3 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
  • Feb 7 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria)

Famous Weddings

Johan de Witt

Feb 16 Grand Pensionary of Holland Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 25 Daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (b. 1580)