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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.  

1049  On January - 12 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  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

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  On January - 12 death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)  

1735  On this day in history death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)  

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

1765  Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on January - 12.  

1777  On this day in history death of hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726)  

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

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

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

1829  Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1833  On January - 12 death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)  

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

1839  Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on January - 12.  

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 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  Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on this day in history.  

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

1921  Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on January - 12.  

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

1492  On January - 12 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on this day in history.  

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

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on January - 12.  

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 January - 12.