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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.  

1167  On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

1321  On January - 12 death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)  

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 this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1674  On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

1700  Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on January - 12.  

1705  Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on this day in history.  

1732  Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on this day in history.  

1735  Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on this day in history.  

1834  On January - 12 death of william Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)  

1839  On this day in history joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

1851  On this day in history johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

1856  On January - 12 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 this day in history.  

1897  Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on this day in history.  

1899  Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on this day in history.  

1909  On January - 12 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  On January - 12 death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

1928  On January - 12 death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on January - 12.  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on January - 12.  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on January - 12.  

1562  On January - 12 birth of charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  On this day in history birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on January - 12.  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on January - 12.