On This Day

February 1590 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 26 Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda

Deaths in History

  • Feb 1 Lawrence Humphrey, English clergyman & educator, dies at 63
  • Feb 5 Bernardino de SahagĂșn, Spanish Franciscan friar 'the first anthropologist' (studied Aztec beliefs and culture), dies (b. 1499) [1]
  • Feb 12 Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer and diplomat (Anti-Tribonien), dies at 65