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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Statesman and Advisor of Holland Johan de Witt
Statesman and Advisor of Holland
Johan de Witt

Famous Deaths

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