Famous Deaths In February - 06
Monday, 24 June 2019
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 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 February - 06.
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 February - 06 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 Prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63 on February - 06.
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 this day in history 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 Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on February - 06.
1804 On February - 06 joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104
1816 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)
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 February - 06 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 On February - 06 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
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 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 February - 06.