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