Famous Deaths In January - 12
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
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 January - 12.
1167 On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56
1321 Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1674 On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68
1700 Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on this day in history.
1705 On this day in history death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)
1732 Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on January - 12.
1735 On this day in history death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
1759 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1777 Death of Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726) on this day in history.
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 Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.
1829 On January - 12 friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
1833 On January - 12 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 January - 12.
1839 On January - 12 joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70
1851 Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on January - 12.
1856 On January - 12 death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)
1860 On this day in history martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63
1867 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
1909 Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.
1921 Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on this day in history.
1925 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1926 Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on this day in history.
1928 On January - 12 death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair