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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  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.  

1537  On this day in history 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 January - 12.  

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  On this day in history death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)  

1759  Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on January - 12.  

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  Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on January - 12.  

1817  On this day in history death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)  

1829  Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on January - 12.  

1833  On this day in history death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)  

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 this day in history.  

1856  Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

1860  Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 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  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  On this day in history birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  On January - 12 birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on January - 12.  

1576  On January - 12 birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

1580  On January - 12 birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  On January - 12 birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  


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