Famous Deaths In January - 12
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
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 On January - 12 death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)
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 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on this day in history.
1732 On this day in history death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)
1735 On this day in history death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
1759 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.
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 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 On January - 12 friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
1833 Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on January - 12.
1834 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63
1867 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on January - 12.
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 On this day in history death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)
1921 On this day in history 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 January - 12.