Famous Deaths In February - 06
Thursday, 23 October 2014
0743 On February - 06 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 On February - 06 thurstan, archbishop of York, dies
1378 Death of Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338) on February - 06.
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 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 February - 06.
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 February - 06.
1725 On February - 06 johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on this day in history.
1783 Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on this day in history.
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 February - 06.
1798 Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on February - 06.
1804 Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1807 On February - 06 john Reid, composer, dies at 85
1812 On February - 06 carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104
1816 On February - 06 death of maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744)
1833 On February - 06 death of pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)
1834 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on this day in history.
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 John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 on February - 06.
1881 On February - 06 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 On February - 06 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
1899 Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on February - 06.
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 Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on this day in history.