On This Day

Historical Events in February 1670

  • Feb 4 Battle of Sinhagad, Shivaji commander Tanaji Malusare recaptures fort of Sinhagad from the Mugals, scaling the walls with help of pet monitor lizard
  • Feb 14 Roman Catholic Emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
  • Feb 17 France and Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
  • Feb 27 Jews expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I