Famous Deaths In January - 12
Sunday, 09 December 2018
0689 On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies
1049 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.
1167 Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.
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 January - 12 maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies
1537 Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.
1665 Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1674 On this day in history 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 Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on January - 12.
1759 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on January - 12.
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 January - 12.
1781 On this day in history death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)
1807 On this day in history 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 Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on January - 12.
1834 Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on this day in history.
1839 Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1851 On this day in history 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 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1897 On January - 12 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)
1899 Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on January - 12.
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 On January - 12 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 this day in history.