On This Day

February 1552 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 15 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm
  • Feb 24 Privileges of Hanseatic League in England are abrogated

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 1 Edward Coke, English Chief Justice and politician (defended common law), born in Mileham, Norfolk, England (d. 1634)
  • Feb 8 Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)
  • Feb 19 Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (d. 1630)
  • Feb 28 Jost Bürgi [Jobst Bürg], Swiss clockmaker and mathematician, born in Lichtensteig, Switzerland (d. 1632)