On This Day

What Happened in February 1668

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 7 Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"

King of England William III
King of England
William III
  • Feb 13 Treaty of Lisbon: Spain recognizes Portugal
  • Feb 23 Fire in the Hofburg in Vienna, Emperor Leopold I rescued

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 21 John Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616)