On This Day

What Happened in February 1696

Historical Events

  • Feb 27 English/Welsh nobles lay down Oath of Association
  • Feb 29 English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 10 Johann Melchior Molter, composer
  • Feb 17 Ernst Gottlieb Baron, composer, born in Breslau Silesia
  • Feb 29 Esprit Antoine Blanchard, French composer, born in Pernes (d. 1770)