Famous Deaths In January - 12
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.
1049 On this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
1167 On this day in history aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
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 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1700 Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on January - 12.
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.
1732 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on January - 12.
1735 On January - 12 death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
1759 On January - 12 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1777 On January - 12 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 January - 12.
1807 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on January - 12.
1817 Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.
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 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on this day in history.
1839 On this day in history joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1851 On this day in history johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72
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 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 this day in history.
1899 On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
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 Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
1928 Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on this day in history.