Famous Deaths In January - 12
Sunday, 23 July 2017
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.
1049 On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
1167 On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
1321 On January - 12 death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)
1390 On January - 12 peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
1519 On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
1665 On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1700 Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on January - 12.
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.
1732 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on this day in history.
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on this day in history.
1759 On January - 12 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
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 On January - 12 adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
1817 On this day in history death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)
1829 Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on January - 12.
1833 On January - 12 death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)
1834 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on this day in history.
1839 Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1851 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1856 On January - 12 death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)
1860 On this day in history martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63
1867 On this day in history victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74
1897 Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on this day in history.
1899 Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on January - 12.
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1921 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on this day in history.
1925 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on January - 12.
1926 On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)
1928 On January - 12 death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair