On This Day

What Happened in February 1730

Historical Events

  • Feb 28 Tsarina Anna Ivanovna leads autocracy

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 21 Charles L Fournier, Flemish writer/painter
  • Feb 23 Christian Joseph Lidarti, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 21 Benedict XIII, [Pietro F Orsini], Pope (1724-30), dies at 81