What Happened in February 1735

Historical Events

  • Feb 8 First opera in North American colonies "Flora" opens in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Feb 18 1st opera performed in America, "Flora", in Charleston, South Carolina

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 9 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
  • Feb 10 Johann Christoph Kuhnau, composer
  • Feb 25 Ernst William Wolf, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 24 Georg Friedrich Kauffmann, German composer, dies at 56
  • Feb 27 John Arbuthnot, Scottish mathematician and writer (Scriblerus Club), dies at 67