Famous Deaths In January - 12
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
0689 On January - 12 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 this day in history.
1321 Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.
1390 On January - 12 peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1665 On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
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 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.
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 January - 12 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72
1856 Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on this day in history.
1860 On January - 12 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 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 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 On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)
1928 On January - 12 death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair