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 This day in History - February 6
407 Historic Events for February 6
337

St Julius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
743

Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52

Death
891

Photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies

Death
1140

Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies

Death
1189

Riots of Lynn in Norfolk spread to Norwich England

Event
1461

Dzore Drzic, Croatian poet

Birth
1497

John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79

Death
1508

Maximilian I crowned Holy Roman Emperor

Event
1564

Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus)

Birth
1577

King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of Huguenots

Event
1608

Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher

Birth
1612

Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)

Death
1612

Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist

Birth
1617

Prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63

Death
1626

Huguenot rebels and French sign Peace of La Rochelle

Event
1637

Toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan

Birth
1651

-7] Cardinal Mazarin flees Paris

Event
1665

Anne Stuart, queen of England (1702-14)

Birth
1673

Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer

Birth
1693

Royal charter granted College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va

Event
1695

Andre Cheron, composer

Birth
1695

Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies

Death
1699

Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies

Death
1705

Johann Matthias Leffloth, composer

Birth
1716

England and Netherlands renew alliance

Event