On This Day

February 1704 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 28 Frenchman Elias Neau opens a school for blacks in NYC
  • Feb 28 Indians attack Deerfield, Massachusetts, killing 40, kidnapping 100
  • Feb 29 French & Indians attack Deerfield, Massachusetts, kill 50, abduct 100

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 12 Charles Pinot Duclos, French writer (d. 1772)
  • Feb 28 Louis Godin, French astronomer (d. 1760)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 2 Guillaume F A de l'Hospital, French mathematician, dies at about 62