Famous Deaths In January - 12
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
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 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 this day in history.
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
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 On this day in history death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.
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 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)
1807 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1817 Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.
1829 On January - 12 friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63
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 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
1921 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on January - 12.
1925 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on January - 12.
1926 Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
1928 Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on January - 12.