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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Thursday, 29 January 2015

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  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.  

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.  

1390  On this day in history peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1674  Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.  

1700  Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on this day in history.  

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 January - 12.  

1759  Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on January - 12.  

1765  On this day in history johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68  

1777  Death of Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726) on this day in history.  

1781  On January - 12 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)  

1807  Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on January - 12.  

1817  On January - 12 death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)  

1829  On this day in history friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56  

1833  Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on January - 12.  

1834  Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on this day in history.  

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  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  Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on January - 12.  

1899  On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

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  On January - 12 oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

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  On January - 12 birth of charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on January - 12.  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on January - 12.  

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