On This Day

What Happened in February 1737

Historical Events

  • Feb 20 French minister of Finance, Chauvelin, resigns

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 3 Tommaso Ceva, Italian Mathematician (b. 1648)
  • Feb 14 Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1685)
  • Feb 20 Elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies
  • Feb 28 Hercule Brehy, Flemish composer and organist, dies at 63