Famous Deaths In February - 06
Friday, 28 November 2014
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 On February - 06 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 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 this day in history death of edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
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 February - 06 prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
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 February - 06.
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on this day in history.
1783 On February - 06 lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67
1785 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1793 On February - 06 carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
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 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on February - 06.
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 On February - 06 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 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 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1897 On February - 06 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
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 February - 06.
1914 On this day in history 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