Famous Deaths In February - 06
Saturday, 25 June 2016
0743 Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52 on February - 06.
0891 Photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies on February - 06.
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 February - 06.
1497 On February - 06 john Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
1515 Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on this day in history.
1585 On February - 06 death of edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
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 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 February - 06 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 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 On February - 06 niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54
1804 On this day in history joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on February - 06.
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.
1816 Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on February - 06.
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 Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on February - 06.
1859 On February - 06 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
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 February - 06 abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82
1897 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on February - 06.
1899 On February - 06 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67
1910 On February - 06 death of alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
1914 On February - 06 j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69
1916 On this day in history anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73