Famous Deaths In January - 12
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
0689 On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81
1167 Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
1321 Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.
1537 On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1674 Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.
1700 Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on January - 12.
1705 Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.
1732 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on January - 12.
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 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 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
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 January - 12.
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 January - 12 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)
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 On this day in history death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)
1925 On this day in history oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85
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