Famous Deaths In February - 06
Friday, 31 October 2014
0743 Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
0891 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
1515 On February - 06 death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer
1585 Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on February - 06.
1593 On this day in history death of emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517)
1612 Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on February - 06.
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 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies on February - 06.
1725 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75 on February - 06.
1775 On this day in history death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)
1783 On February - 06 lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67
1785 On this day in history iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48
1793 Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1798 On February - 06 niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54
1804 On February - 06 joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1807 On this day in history john Reid, composer, dies at 85
1812 On this day in history carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104
1816 On this day in history death of maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744)
1833 Death of Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762) on this day in history.
1834 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on February - 06.
1855 On February - 06 death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)
1859 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1865 On February - 06 john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33
1881 On this day in history pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68
1896 On this day in history abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82
1897 On this day in history 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 On February - 06 j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69
1916 Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on February - 06.