On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1700

Historical Events

  • The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe between Denmark–Norway, Saxony and Russia and the Swedish Empire.

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksei Shein, Russian general and statesman (b. 1662)
1700 Highlights

About February 12, 1700

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 320 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius