February 1660 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 3 General Monck's army reaches London
  • Feb 23 Charles XI becomes king of Sweden

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 15 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
  • Feb 19 Friedrich Hoffmann, German physician and chemist (d. 1742)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 2 Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob), dies at 45
  • Feb 2 Gaston, Duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII, dies at 51
  • Feb 13 Charles X Gustaaf, king of Sweden (1654-60), dies at 37
  • Feb 15 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72
  • Feb 18 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried