Famous Deaths In January - 12
Monday, 27 March 2017
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 January - 12 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 this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
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 this day in history death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.
1732 On January - 12 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 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 On this day in history adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
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 Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
1856 On January - 12 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 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 On this day in history death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)
1921 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on this day in history.
1925 On January - 12 oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
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