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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Friday, 24 October 2014

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.  

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.  

1537  On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

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

1674  On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

1700  Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on January - 12.  

1705  On this day in history death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)  

1732  Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on this day in history.  

1735  On January - 12 death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)  

1759  Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1765  On January - 12 johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68  

1777  On January - 12 death of hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726)  

1781  On January - 12 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)  

1807  Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)  

1829  On January - 12 friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56  

1833  Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on this day in history.  

1834  Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on January - 12.  

1839  On this day in history joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

1851  On January - 12 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

1856  Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

1860  On January - 12 martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63  

1867  On January - 12 victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74  

1897  On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

1899  On January - 12 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

1909  Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.  

1921  On January - 12 death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)  

1925  On January - 12 oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85  

1926  Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

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1483  On January - 12 birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on January - 12.  

1492  On January - 12 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on this day in history.  

1576  On January - 12 birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  On January - 12 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

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

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.