On This Day

What Happened in February 1759

Historical Events

  • Feb 28 Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 15 Friedrich A Wolfius [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)
  • Feb 27 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, German composer, critic, and music publisher, born in Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia (now Germany) (d. 1813)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 15 Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89