Famous Deaths In January - 12
Sunday, 25 February 2018
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.
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 January - 12.
1390 On January - 12 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 January - 12.
1665 On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
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)
1705 On this day in history death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)
1732 On this day in history death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)
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 this day in history.
1807 On this day in history adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
1817 Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 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 Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on January - 12.
1860 Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on January - 12.
1867 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1897 On January - 12 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)
1899 On January - 12 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)
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 January - 12.