On This Day

February 1583 in History

Events in History

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 2 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess
  • Feb 17 Johann Henry Alting, German theologian, born in Emden, Saxony (d. 1644)
  • Feb 23 Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 9 Jeseph Sanalbo, Jewish convert in Rome, burned at stake
  • Feb 18 Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (b. 1503)