Famous Deaths In January - 12
Saturday, 01 November 2014
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.
1049 On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
1167 Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
1519 On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
1665 On January - 12 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 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 On January - 12 death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
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 Death of Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726) on January - 12.
1781 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1829 Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1833 Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on this day in history.
1834 On January - 12 death of william Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)
1839 On January - 12 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1851 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on January - 12.
1856 On this day in history death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)
1860 On this day in history 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 January - 12 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
1921 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
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.