On This Day

February 1643 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 25 Pavonia Massacre: Dutch US colonists kill 120 Algonquin Native Americans at Communipaw (New Jersey)

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 16 John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (1691-1714), born in Bradford, England (d. 1714)
  • Feb 25 Ahmed II, 21st Sultan of Turkey (1691-95), born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire (d. 1695) [or born Aug 1, 1642]