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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

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

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

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

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

1700  On this day in history death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)  


1705  On January - 12 death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)  

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

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

1781  Death of Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) on this day in history.  

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  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  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  Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on January - 12.  

1856  Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

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 January - 12.  

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

1921  On this day in history death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)  

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

1926  On January - 12 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 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  On this day in history birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

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 this day in history birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

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 this day in history.  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on January - 12.  


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