Famous Deaths In February - 06
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
0743 Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
0891 On February - 06 photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies
1140 Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies on this day in history.
1378 On this day in history death of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338)
1497 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1515 On this day in history death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer
1585 Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on February - 06.
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 On this day in history prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
1695 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies on this day in history.
1699 On February - 06 jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
1725 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1775 On February - 06 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 On this day in history 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 February - 06.
1804 On February - 06 joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on February - 06.
1812 On February - 06 carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104
1816 On February - 06 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 this day in history.
1855 Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on February - 06.
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 this day in history.
1897 On this day in history ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
1899 Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on this day in history.
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 February - 06 anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73