Famous Deaths In January - 12
Saturday, 27 May 2017
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on January - 12.
1759 On January - 12 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
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 January - 12.
1781 On this day in history death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)
1807 On this day in history adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
1817 On January - 12 death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)
1829 On January - 12 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 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 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1856 On this day in history death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)
1860 Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1867 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on January - 12.
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 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1926 On January - 12 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