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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.  

1674  Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1700  Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  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 January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

1851  Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1856  On this day in history 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  On this day in history victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74  

1897  On January - 12 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 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 January - 12.  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on January - 12.  

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

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

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on January - 12.