Famous Deaths In February - 06
Friday, 15 December 2017
0743 On February - 06 hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52
0891 On this day in history 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 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 On February - 06 death of edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
1593 Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on this day in history.
1612 Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on February - 06.
1617 On February - 06 prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
1695 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies on this day in history.
1699 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies on February - 06.
1725 On this day in history 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 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 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 February - 06 death of pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)
1834 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on February - 06.
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 On this day in history john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33
1881 On February - 06 pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68
1896 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82 on February - 06.
1897 On February - 06 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
1899 On February - 06 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67
1910 On this day in history death of alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
1914 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on February - 06.
1916 On February - 06 anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73