Famous Deaths In February - 06
Sunday, 01 February 2015
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 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 this day in history.
1515 On February - 06 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 On February - 06 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 Prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
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 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 Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1798 On this day in history 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 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.
1816 Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on this day in history.
1833 Death of Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762) on February - 06.
1834 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on this day in history.
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 John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 on this day in history.
1881 On February - 06 pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68
1896 On this day in history abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82
1897 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on February - 06.
1899 Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on February - 06.
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 this day in history.
1916 Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on this day in history.