On This Day

February 1662 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 1 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders to Chinese pirates

Weddings in History

John Milton

Feb 24 English Poet and author of "Paradise Lost" John Milton marries 3rd wife Elizabeth Mynshull, 31 years his junior.

Deaths in History

  • Feb 13 Elisabeth Stuart, Electress of the Palatinate, "The Winter Queen" of Bohemia and daughter of James VI and I of England and Scotland, dies at 65