Famous Deaths In February - 06
Monday, 20 October 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 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 On this day in history john Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
1515 Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on this day in history.
1585 On February - 06 death of edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
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 On February - 06 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
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 On this day in history death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)
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 February - 06.
1793 On February - 06 carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
1798 On February - 06 niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54
1804 On February - 06 joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
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 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 February - 06.
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 this day in history.
1897 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.
1899 Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1910 Death of Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839) on this day in history.
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.