Famous Deaths In January - 12
Saturday, 25 February 2017
0689 On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On January - 12 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 On this day in history death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.
1519 On January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1537 On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1665 On this day in history pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63
1674 On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68
1700 On January - 12 death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)
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 Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on January - 12.
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 On January - 12 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1851 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1856 Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on January - 12.
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 this day in history.
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1921 On January - 12 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 On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair