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Famous Deaths In February - 06

Thursday, 18 September 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  On this day in history thurstan, archbishop of York, dies  

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  Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on this day in history.  

1585  Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on this day in history.  

1593  On this day in history death of emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1775  On this day in history death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)  

1783  Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48  

1793  On this day in history 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  On this day in history john Reid, composer, dies at 85  

1812  On this day in history carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104  

1816  Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history death of pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)  

1834  On this day in history death of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)  

1855  Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history 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  Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1914  J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1916  Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1461  On this day in history birth of dzore Drzic, Croatian poet  

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

1577  On this day in history birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

1608  Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher was born on this day in history.  

1611  Chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

1612  On this day in history birth of antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist  

1637  Toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan was born on this day in history.  

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