On This Day

What Happened in February 1760

Historical Events

  • Feb 16 Native American hostages killed in Fort Prince George, South Carolina

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 12 Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemia, pianist/composer
  • Feb 14 Richard Allen, 1st African American ordained by Methodist-Episcopal church, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1831)
  • Feb 15 Jean-Francois Le Sueur, French composer during the revolution, born in Drucat-Plessiel, France (d. 1837)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 14 Fran├žois Colin de Blamont, French composer, dies at 69