February 1649 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Feb 5 Prince of Wales proclaimed King Charles II of Great Britain by Covenanter Parliament of Scotland

  • Feb 8 Sobornoye Ulozheniye of 1649: Russia adopts new code of laws, consolidating serfdom (OS 29 Jan) [1]

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 2 Benedict XIII [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italian 245th pope (1724-30)
  • Feb 8 Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)
  • Feb 11 William Carstares, Scottish minister (d. 1715)