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