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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on this day in history.  

1483  On January - 12 birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

1562  On January - 12 birth of charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  On this day in history birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

1580  On January - 12 birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

1588  John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) was born on January - 12.  

1588  Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter was born on this day in history.  

1591  On this day in history birth of josé Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652)  

1597  On January - 12 birth of françois Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643)  

1599  On January - 12 birth of adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter  

1638  On January - 12 birth of ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)  

1665  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, French lawyer/mathematician  

1674  Reinhard Keiser, composer was born on January - 12.  

1711  Gaetano Latilla, composer was born on January - 12.  

1715  On this day in history birth of jacques Duphly, composer  

1716  On January - 12 birth of antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general (d. 1795)  

1721  On this day in history birth of duke Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian general (d. 1792)  

1723  Samuel Langdon, American college educator (d. 1797) was born on January - 12.  

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] was born on this day in history.  

1729  Lazzaro Spallanzani, Modena Italy, physiologist was born on this day in history.  

1730  Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer was born on January - 12.  

1737  On this day in history birth of brizio Petrucci, composer  

1737  On this day in history birth of john Hancock, patriot (1st to sign Declaration of Independence)  

1746  Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Switzerland, educator [OS] was born on January - 12.  

1749  On January - 12 birth of ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat  

1751  Ferdinand I, king of Sicily & Naples was born on January - 12.  

1751  On this day in history birth of jacob M R Lenz, writer (Das Leidende Weib)  

1751  Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1825) was born on this day in history.  

1772  Count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839) was born on this day in history.  

1780  On January - 12 birth of wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist  

1783  On January - 12 birth of erik Gustaf Geijer, Swedish historian/poet (Natthimmelen)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0689  On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

1167  On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.  

1519  On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.