On This Day

What Happened in February 1731

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Feb 2 George Frideric Handel's opera "Poro" premieres in London


Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 25 Simon Stijl, Frisian physician/writer

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 20 Frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50
  • Feb 22 Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist, dies at 92
  • Feb 27 Angelo Predieri, composer, dies at 76