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Famous Deaths In February - 06

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0743  On this day in history hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52  

0891  Photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1140  Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies on February - 06.  

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  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  Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on February - 06.  

1612  On this day in history christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)  

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  On February - 06 jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies  

1725  Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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  Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1798  Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1804  Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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 February - 06.  

1833  On this day in history death of pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)  

1834  On this day in history death of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)  

1855  On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

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  Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1910  On February - 06 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 this day in history anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1461  On this day in history birth of dzore Drzic, Croatian poet  

1564  Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus) was born on February - 06.  

1577  On February - 06 birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

1608  Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher was born on this day in history.  

1611  On this day in history birth of chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644)  

1612  On this day in history birth of antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist  

1637  Toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan was born on February - 06.  

1639  On this day in history birth of daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)