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0743  On this day in history 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 February - 06.  

1378  On February - 06 death of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338)  

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 February - 06.  

1593  Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on February - 06.  

1612  Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.  

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 February - 06.  

1699  Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies on this day in history.  

1725  On this day in history johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75  

1775  On February - 06 death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)  

1783  Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on February - 06.  

1785  Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on February - 06.  

1793  Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1798  Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on February - 06.  

1804  On this day in history joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70  

1807  On this day in history john Reid, composer, dies at 85  

1812  Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.  

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  On February - 06 death of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)  

1855  On February - 06 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 February - 06.  

1881  Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on February - 06.  

1896  On this day in history abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82  

1897  Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69  

1916  On February - 06 anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1461  Dzore Drzic, Croatian poet was born on this day in history.  

1564  Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On February - 06 birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

1608  On this day in history birth of antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

1611  On February - 06 birth of chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644)  

1612  Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist was born on February - 06.  

1637  On February - 06 birth of toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan  

1639  On this day in history birth of daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)