On This Day

February 1816 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 13 -14] Teatro San Carlo in Naples destroyed by fire

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 27 Dutch regain Suriname from the French after the defeat of Napoleon

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 17 Haller Nutt, American rich Southern Plantation owner (Longwood house - largest octagonal house in the US), born at Laurel Hill Plantation, Mississippi (d. 1864)

Weddings in History

  • Feb 29 Dutch (King) Willem II marries Russian grand-duchess Anna Paulowna

Deaths in History

  • Feb 6 Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744)
  • Feb 22 Adam Ferguson, Scottish sociologist and historian, dies at 92