On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1714

Historical Events

  • Nicholas Rowe's play "The Tragedy of Jane Shore" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Gottfried August Homilius, composer

Famous Deaths

  • John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (1691-1714), dies at 68
1714 Highlights

About February 2, 1714

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 307 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius