On This Day

What Happened in February 1726

Historical Events

  • Feb 8 The Supreme Privy Council is established in Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 15 Abraham Clark, American politician, signed US Declaration of Independence, born in Elizabethtown, New Jersey (d. 1794)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 26 Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria and governor of the Spanish Netherlands (1691-1714), dies at 63