Famous Deaths In February - 06
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
0743 On February - 06 hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52
0891 Photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies on February - 06.
1140 On February - 06 thurstan, archbishop of York, dies
1378 Death of Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338) on this day in history.
1497 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79 on February - 06.
1515 On this day in history death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer
1585 Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on February - 06.
1593 On February - 06 death of emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517)
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 On February - 06 jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
1725 On February - 06 johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on February - 06.
1783 Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on February - 06.
1785 On this day in history iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48
1793 Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 on this day in history.
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 February - 06.
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 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on February - 06.
1855 Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on this day in history.
1859 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on February - 06.
1865 On this day in history john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33
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 February - 06 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 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on February - 06.
1916 On this day in history anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73