On This Day

What Happened in February 1755

Historical Events

  • Feb 13 Rebel leader Mangkubuni signs Treaty of Gianti Java

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 3 Florido Tomeoni, composer
  • Feb 11 Albert Christoph Dies, German painter, engraver and biographer, born in Hanover (d. 1822)
  • Feb 13 Francois Alexander Sallantin, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1816)
  • Feb 19 Pieter G van Overstraten, governor-general of Neth-Indies

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 10 Montesquieu, French writer (b. 1689)
  • Feb 11 Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (b. 1675)