Famous Deaths In February - 06
Thursday, 17 October 2019
0743 Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52 on February - 06.
0891 On February - 06 photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies
1140 Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies on this day in history.
1378 Death of Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338) on February - 06.
1497 On February - 06 john Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
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 Prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1695 On February - 06 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 On February - 06 death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)
1783 On this day in history lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67
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 February - 06.
1804 Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.
1816 Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on February - 06.
1833 Death of Pierre AndrĂ© 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 this day in history.
1859 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on February - 06.
1865 John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 on February - 06.
1881 On this day in history pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68
1896 On February - 06 abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82
1897 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1914 On February - 06 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.