On This Day

February 1690 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 8 French and Native American troops set Schenectady settlement New York on fire
  • Feb 8 Lord Halifax resigns as Lord Privy Seal

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 3 Richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755)
  • Feb 28 Aleksei P Romanov, Russian son of Tsar Peter the Great

Deaths in History

  • Feb 7 William Morice, English royalist statesman
  • Feb 22 Charles Le Brun, French classical painter who helped establish the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, dies at 70