On This Day

February 1686 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 10 Johann F Gronovius, Dutch physician/botany

Deaths in History

  • Feb 8 Francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered
  • Feb 10 William Dugdale, English antiquarian and Garter King of Arms (1677-86), dies at 80
  • Feb 24 Ferdinando Tacca, Italian painter/son of Pietro Tacca, dies at 66
  • Feb 26 Godefroi L Comte d'Estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 78