Famous Deaths In February - 06
Tuesday, 01 December 2015
0743 On February - 06 hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52
0891 Photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies on February - 06.
1140 Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies on February - 06.
1378 Death of Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338) on this day in history.
1497 On February - 06 john Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
1515 On this day in history death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer
1585 On February - 06 death of edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
1593 Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on this day in history.
1612 On February - 06 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 Prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
1699 On this day in history jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
1725 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75 on February - 06.
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on this day in history.
1783 On February - 06 lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67
1785 On February - 06 iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48
1793 On February - 06 carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
1798 Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1804 Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on February - 06.
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 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on February - 06.
1855 On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)
1859 On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
1865 On February - 06 john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33
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 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on February - 06.
1899 Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history death of alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
1914 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on February - 06.
1916 Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on February - 06.