On This Day

What Happened in February 1715

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 3 Gottfried Vopelius, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 17 Antoine Galland, French orientalist and archaeologist, dies at 68
  • Feb 21 Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland, dies at 77
  • Feb 25 Pu Songling, Qing Dynasty Chinese writer (Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio), dies at 74