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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  On this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

1167  On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

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 this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

1674  On this day in history giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

1700  On January - 12 death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)  

1705  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

1765  Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on January - 12.  

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  On January - 12 adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71  

1817  Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.  

1829  Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on January - 12.  

1833  On January - 12 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  Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on January - 12.  

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  Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on January - 12.  

1867  Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on January - 12.  

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

1899  Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on January - 12.  

1909  On this day in history death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)  

1921  On January - 12 death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)  

1925  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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

1576  On January - 12 birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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)