Famous Deaths In January - 12
Friday, 27 November 2015
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.
1049 On this day in history 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 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 January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
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 On this day in history giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68
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 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on January - 12.
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on this day in history.
1759 On January - 12 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 On January - 12 johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68
1777 Death of Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726) on this day in history.
1781 Death of Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) on January - 12.
1807 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1817 Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.
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 On this day in history death of william Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)
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 On January - 12 death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)
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 this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)
1899 Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on January - 12.
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 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)
1928 Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on this day in history.