On This Day

What Happened in February 1699

Historical Events

  • Feb 4 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 17 Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 6 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
  • Feb 27 Charles Paulet, 1st Duke of Bolton, English politician (b. c. 1625)