Famous Deaths In February - 06
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
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 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 February - 06.
1515 On this day in history death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer
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 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 February - 06 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
1699 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies on this day in history.
1725 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75 on February - 06.
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 this day in history.
1785 On February - 06 iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48
1793 Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 on February - 06.
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 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1812 On February - 06 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 AndrĂ© 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 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on February - 06.
1865 On February - 06 john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33
1881 Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on February - 06.
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 February - 06 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67
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 February - 06.
1916 On February - 06 anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73