Famous Deaths In January - 12
Monday, 25 September 2017
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.
1537 On January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on January - 12.
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 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 Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on January - 12.
1833 Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on this day in history.
1834 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on January - 12.
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 January - 12 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 Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
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.