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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

0689  On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.  

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  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.  

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

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  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.  

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1705  Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.  

1732  On this day in history death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)  

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

1781  Death of Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) on this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1833  On January - 12 death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)  

1834  On January - 12 death of william Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)  

1839  Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on January - 12.  

1851  Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on January - 12.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1899  Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on January - 12.  

1909  On January - 12 death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)  

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

1925  On this day in history oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

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1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on January - 12.  

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

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

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

1576  On this day in history birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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

1580  On January - 12 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)  

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