Famous Deaths In January - 12
Saturday, 03 December 2016
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.
1049 On this day in history 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 January - 12 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 this day in history.
1519 On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
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 this day in history death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)
1705 On January - 12 death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)
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 Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on January - 12.
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 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 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 January - 12.
1851 On January - 12 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 Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on January - 12.
1867 On this day in history victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74
1897 Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
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 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.