On This Day

What Happened in February 1665

Historical Events

  • Feb 27 Battle at Elmina, Gold Coast: Vice-admiral De Ruyter beats English

Famous Birthdays

Anne Stuart

Feb 6 Anne Stuart, Queen of Great Britain (1702-14), born in St James's Palace, London (d. 1714)

  • Feb 12 Rudolph Jakob Camerarius, German botanist and physician (sexuality of plants), born in Tübingen, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1721)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 28 Lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies