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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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

1049  On January - 12 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 January - 12 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 January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

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

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1705  Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on this day in history.  

1732  On this day in history death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)  

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

1759  On January - 12 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

1765  Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1777  On January - 12 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  On January - 12 death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On January - 12 victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74  

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 this day in history.  

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

1925  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

1928  On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

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  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 12 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

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