On This Day

What Happened in February 1719

Historical Events

  • Feb 12 The Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 23 Bartholom√§us Ziegenbalg, German Lutheran missionary to India, dies at 36
  • Feb 25 Giovanni Maria Casini, Italian composer, dies at 66