On This Day

What Happened in February 1675

Historical Events

  • Feb 21 Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Gelderland

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 17 Johann Melchior Conradi, German composer, born in Oettingen (d. 1756)
  • Feb 21 Franz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (d. 1750)
  • Feb 26 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer
  • Feb 28 Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (d. 1726)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 9 Gerrit Dou / Gerard Douw, Dutch painter (b. 1613)