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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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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  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

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 January - 12.  

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  On January - 12 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 January - 12 death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)  

1732  Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on January - 12.  

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  Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history 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 January - 12.  

1807  On this day in history adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71  

1817  On January - 12 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 this day in history 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 January - 12.  

1839  On January - 12 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 January - 12.  

1860  On January - 12 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  On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

1899  On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

1909  Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)  

1925  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on January - 12.  

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.  

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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  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 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 this day in history.  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on January - 12.  

1580  On January - 12 birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)