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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

Saturday, 31 January 2015

1483  On this day in history birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  On this day in history birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on January - 12.  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on January - 12.  

1580  On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  On January - 12 birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

1588  On January - 12 birth of john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

1588  Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter was born on January - 12.  

1591  José Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652) was born on this day in history.  

1597  On this day in history birth of françois Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643)  

1599  On this day in history birth of adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter  

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

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French lawyer/mathematician was born on January - 12.  

1674  On this day in history birth of reinhard Keiser, composer  

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

1715  Jacques Duphly, composer was born on January - 12.  

1716  On this day in history 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  On January - 12 birth of samuel Langdon, American college educator (d. 1797)  

1729  On January - 12 birth of edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]  

1729  Lazzaro Spallanzani, Modena Italy, physiologist was born on January - 12.  

1730  On this day in history birth of johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer  

1737  On January - 12 birth of brizio Petrucci, composer  

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

1746  On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Switzerland, educator [OS]  

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

1751  On this day in history birth of ferdinand I, king of Sicily & Naples  

1751  Jacob M R Lenz, writer (Das Leidende Weib) was born on this day in history.  

1751  On this day in history birth of ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1825)  

1772  On January - 12 birth of count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839)  

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

1783  On this day in history 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 this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

1321  On January - 12 death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)  

1390  On this day in history peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.  

1537  On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63