On This Day

What Happened in February 1727

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 16 Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817)
  • Feb 25 Armand-Louis Couperin, French composer and organist (Notre Dame)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 13 William Wotton, English theologian and scholar, dies at 58
  • Feb 22 Francesco Gasparini, composer, dies at 58