On This Day

February 1670 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 14 Roman Catholic Emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
  • Feb 17 France & Bavaria sign military assistance treaty
  • Feb 27 Jews expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 10 Norbert van Flowers, [Cephalus], Flemish painter
  • Feb 10 William Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)
  • Feb 28 Benjamin Wadsworth, American President of Harvard University (d. 1737)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 9 Frederick III, King of Denmark and Norway (1648-70), dies at 60