Famous Deaths In October - 12
Thursday, 09 April 2020
0632 On this day in history death of edwin of Deira, King of Northumbria and Bretwalda
0638 On this day in history honorius I, [dux plebis], Italian Pope, dies
0642 On this day in history johannes IV, Dalmatisch Pope (640-42), dies
1093 Robrecht de Fries, earl of Flanders (1071-93), dies at about 62 on October - 12.
1095 Death of Margrave Leopold II of Austria (b. 1050) on this day in history.
1176 Death of William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel, English politician on this day in history.
1320 On October - 12 michael IX Paleologi, emperor of Byzantine (1295-1320), dies
1343 Reinald II, duke of Gelre, dies on this day in history.
1491 Death of Fritz Herlen, German artist on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history death of piero della Francesca, Italian painter
1565 Death of Jean Ribault, French explorer and colonizer (b. 1520) on this day in history.
1576 Maximiliaan II, German king/Kaiser (1564-76), dies on this day in history.
1590 On October - 12 death of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (b. 1543)
1600 On October - 12 death of luis Molina, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1535)
1632 Death of Kutsuki Mototsuna, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1549) on this day in history.
1646 On October - 12 francois De Bassompierre, marshal of France, dies
1654 Dirck Graswinckel, Dutch copurt clerk of States-General, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1672 On this day in history death of frederik of Nassau, count of Buren, slain in battle
1678 Death of Edmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (b. 1621) on October - 12.
1679 Death of William Gurnall, English writer (b. 1617) on this day in history.
1685 On October - 12 geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59
1692 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1694 On October - 12 matsuo Basho, greatest Japanese haiku poet, dies
1730 On October - 12 frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730), dies
1758 Death of Richard Molesworth, 3rd Viscount Molesworth, British field marshal (b. 1680) on this day in history.
1791 A L Karschin, writer, dies at 68 on October - 12.
1794 On this day in history james Lyon, composer, dies at 59
1797 On October - 12 pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84
1817 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer, dies at 66 on October - 12.
1820 On October - 12 elias Annes Borger, theologist/poet (Ode on the Rhine), dies at 36
1829 Jacobus Blue, Dutch regent/patriot, dies at about 73 on this day in history.
1837 Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina, Queen of Netherlands, dies at 62 on October - 12.
1844 On October - 12 claude Tillier, French journalist/writer (My Uncle Benjamin), dies
1845 Death of Elizabeth Fry, British social reformer and philanthropist (b. 1780) on October - 12.