On This Day

February 1630 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 14 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco, Brazil

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 19 Shivaji Bhonsle [Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj], Indian warrior and founder of the Maratha Empire (disputed birth date; 1630-02-19 accepted by Indian government), born at Shivneri fort (d. 1680)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 12 Fynes Moryson, English traveler and writer (b. 1566)