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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

1049  On this day in history 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  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  On January - 12 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 January - 12.  

1674  On this day in history giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

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 January - 12.  

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  Death of Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726) on this day in history.  

1781  Death of Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) on January - 12.  

1807  Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1817  Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1856  On January - 12 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 this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

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

1925  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

1928  Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

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1483  On this day in history birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 12 birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  


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