Famous Deaths In February - 06
Saturday, 21 October 2017
0743 On February - 06 hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52
0891 On February - 06 photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies
1140 Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies on this day in history.
1378 Death of Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338) on this day in history.
1497 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79 on February - 06.
1515 Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on February - 06.
1585 Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on this day in history.
1593 Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 On February - 06 prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
1695 On February - 06 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
1699 On February - 06 jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
1725 On this day in history johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
1775 On this day in history death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)
1783 On this day in history lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67
1785 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on February - 06.
1793 On February - 06 carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
1798 On this day in history niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54
1804 Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 on February - 06.
1807 On February - 06 john Reid, composer, dies at 85
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.
1816 Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on this day in history.
1833 Death of Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762) on this day in history.
1834 On February - 06 death of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)
1855 On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)
1859 On February - 06 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
1865 John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 on this day in history.
1881 Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1896 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82 on February - 06.
1897 On February - 06 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
1899 On February - 06 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67
1910 Death of Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839) on February - 06.
1914 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73