What Happened in February 1761

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 1 Christian Hendrik Persoon, South African mycologist (d. 1836)
  • Feb 16 Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)
  • Feb 22 Erik Eriksson Tulindberg, composer
  • Feb 22 Jacob Kimball, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 1 Pierre Fran├žois Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian (b. 1682)
  • Feb 15 Carlo Cecere, Italian composer, dies at 54