On This Day

February 1736 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 5 Methodists John and Charles Wesley arrive in Savannah, Georgia

Birthdays in History

Person of interestAnn Lee

Feb 29 Ann Lee, American Founder of the Shakers, born in Manchester, England (d. 1784)

Founder of the Shakers Ann Lee
Founder of the Shakers
Ann Lee

Weddings in History

  • Feb 12 Maria Theresa Habsburg marries French Stefanus (emperor Francois I)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 7 Stephen Gray, English astronomer and scientist (b. 1666)