Famous Deaths In January - 12
Friday, 24 November 2017
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
1167 On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
1321 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1519 On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1665 On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
1674 On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68
1700 Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on this day in history.
1705 On January - 12 death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)
1732 On January - 12 death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 On January - 12 johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68
1777 On this day in history 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 Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.
1829 On this day in history 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 Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on January - 12.
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 On January - 12 oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
1926 Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
1928 Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on January - 12.