Famous Deaths In January - 12
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On January - 12 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 On January - 12 death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)
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 January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1665 On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1700 On this day in history death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)
1705 On January - 12 death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)
1732 On this day in history death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1807 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1817 On January - 12 death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)
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 On January - 12 death of william Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)
1839 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1899 Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on January - 12.
1909 On this day in history death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)
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 January - 12 death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)
1928 On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair