On This Day

What Happened in February 1669

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 1 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 1 Miguel Lopez, Spanish composer and organist, born in Villarroya de la Sierra (d. 1723)
  • Feb 2 Louis Marchand, French baroque composer and organist (d. 1732)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 3 Catharina Questiers, Dutch poet (Friend of Abandoned Child), dies at 31
  • Feb 23 Lieuwe van Aitzema, Dutch historian (Matters of State & War), dies at 68