Famous Deaths In January - 12
Thursday, 01 October 2020
0689 Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 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 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.
1674 On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68
1700 On this day in history 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 January - 12.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
1833 On this day in history death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)
1834 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on this day in history.
1839 On January - 12 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1851 On January - 12 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72
1856 On this day in history 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 On January - 12 victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74
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 On this day in history death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)
1921 On January - 12 death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)
1925 On this day in history oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
1926 Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1928 Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on January - 12.