Famous Deaths In January - 12
Thursday, 29 January 2015
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 January - 12.
1321 Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1700 Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on this day in history.
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on this day in history.
1732 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on this day in history.
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on January - 12.
1759 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on January - 12.
1765 On this day in history johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68
1777 Death of Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726) on this day in history.
1781 On January - 12 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)
1807 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on January - 12.
1817 On January - 12 death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)
1829 On this day in history friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
1833 Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on January - 12.
1834 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on this day in history.
1839 On January - 12 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1851 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1856 On this day in history death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)
1860 Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on January - 12.
1867 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on January - 12.
1897 Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on January - 12.
1899 On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
1921 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on January - 12.
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 Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on January - 12.