On This Day

What Happened in February 1657

Historical Events

Historic Event

Feb 4 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, grants residency to Luis Caravajal

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 11 Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist/writer (Plurality of Worlds)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 10 Sebastian Stosskopf, Elizabethan painter, dies at 59