Famous Deaths In January - 12
Friday, 19 December 2014
0689 On January - 12 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 this day in history.
1321 Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.
1519 On this day in history 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 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 On January - 12 death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)
1732 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on January - 12.
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on January - 12.
1759 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on January - 12.
1765 Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 January - 12.
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 Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1833 On this day in history death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)
1834 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on January - 12.
1839 On January - 12 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
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 January - 12.
1860 On January - 12 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 this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)
1925 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on January - 12.
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.