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

  • Feb 16 Dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker

Famous Deaths

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