Famous Deaths In January - 12
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
0689 On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 On January - 12 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 January - 12.
1321 Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.
1390 Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.
1519 Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.
1537 On January - 12 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 this day in history.
1700 Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on this day in history.
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 On January - 12 death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)
1759 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
1765 On this day in history johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68
1777 Death of Hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726) on January - 12.
1781 Death of Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) on January - 12.
1807 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1817 Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on this day in history.
1829 On January - 12 friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
1833 Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on this day in history.
1834 On January - 12 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 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)
1899 On January - 12 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)
1909 On January - 12 death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)
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 January - 12 death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)
1928 Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on January - 12.