On This Day

What Happened in February 1695

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 2 William Borlase, English naturalist (d. 1772)
  • Feb 2 Fran├žois de Chevert, French general (d. 1769)
  • Feb 6 Andre Cheron, French composer & organist & harpsichordist, born in Paris, France (d. 1766)
  • Feb 6 Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1726)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 6 Ahmed II, 21st Sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies at 51