Famous Deaths In February - 06
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
0743 On February - 06 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 On this day in history death of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338)
1497 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1515 Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on this day in history.
1585 Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on this day in history.
1593 Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on February - 06.
1612 On February - 06 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 On this day in history prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
1695 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies on February - 06.
1699 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies on this day in history.
1725 On February - 06 johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on this day in history.
1783 Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on February - 06.
1785 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on this day in history.
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 February - 06 john Reid, composer, dies at 85
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on February - 06.
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 this day in history death of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)
1855 Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on this day in history.