Famous Deaths In January - 12
Friday, 06 December 2019
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1167 Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on January - 12.
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 this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
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 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 January - 12.
1759 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 On January - 12 johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68
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 January - 12.
1807 On January - 12 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 On this day in history death of marie-Antoine CarÃªme, 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 this day in history.
1851 On January - 12 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72
1856 Death of Ä½udovÃt Å tÃºr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on this day in history.
1860 On January - 12 martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63
1867 On this day in history victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74
1897 On January - 12 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)
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 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.