Famous Deaths In January - 12
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.
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 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 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.
1732 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on this day in history.
1735 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on this day in history.
1759 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1765 On January - 12 johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68
1777 On this day in history 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 January - 12 adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
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 this day in history 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 this day in history joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1851 On this day in history johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72
1856 Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on January - 12.
1860 On January - 12 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 January - 12.
1899 On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1921 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on January - 12.
1925 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on January - 12.
1926 Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair