On This Day

What Happened in February 1757

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 1 John Philip Kemble, British actor and director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden), born in Prescot, Lancashire, England (d. 1823)
  • Feb 6 Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Polish scholar & statesman, born in Skoki, Poland (d. 1841)
  • Feb 20 John 'Mad Jack' Fuller, English philanthropist (d. 1834)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 5 Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat, dies at 78