On This Day

What Happened in February 1667

Historical Events

  • Feb 9 Treaty of Andrussovo: Russia and Poland signs peace treaty
  • Feb 25 Abraham Crijnssens fleet reach Fort Willoughby on Suriname River
  • Feb 27 Abraham Crijnssen conquers Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname
  • Feb 28 English colony Suriname comes under Dutch controls

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 17 Georg Bronner, German composer and organist, born in Hamburg (d. 1720) baptismal date

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 20 David ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies