Famous Deaths In January - 12
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.
1167 On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
1321 Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.
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 this day in history 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 On January - 12 death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on January - 12.
1759 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on January - 12.
1765 Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 January - 12.
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 On this day in history death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)
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 January - 12.
1851 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1856 Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on January - 12.
1860 Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on January - 12.
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 January - 12 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1921 On January - 12 death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)
1925 On this day in history oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
1926 On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)
1928 On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair