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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

1049  On this day in history 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  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  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 January - 12.  

1759  Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1765  On January - 12 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  On January - 12 adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71  

1817  Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.  

1829  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 January - 12 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

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

1860  On this day in history martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63  

1867  On this day in history victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74  

1897  On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

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  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  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

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1483  On January - 12 birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 January - 12.  

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