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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

1049  On January - 12 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 this day in history 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 January - 12.  

1519  On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

1665  On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

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 this day in history death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)  

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

1735  On January - 12 death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)  

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

1765  On this day in history 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 January - 12 adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71  

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 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 January - 12 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

1851  Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on January - 12.  

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

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

1867  On this day in history victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74  

1897  On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

1899  On January - 12 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

1909  Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.  

1921  Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on this day in history.  

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.  

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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  On January - 12 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)