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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Friday, 25 March 2016

1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on this day in history.  

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on December - 21.  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on December - 21.  

1596  On December - 21 birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

1603  On this day in history birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on December - 21.  

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on this day in history.  

1639  On this day in history birth of jean Racin, writer  

1714  John Bradstreet, Canadian-born soldier (d. 1774) was born on December - 21.  

1728  Hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer was born on this day in history.  

1756  Thomas Anton Kunz, composer was born on this day in history.  

1778  Anders Sandøe Ørsted, Danish politician (d. 1860) was born on this day in history.  

1795  On December - 21 birth of leopold von Ranke, German historian (d. 1886)  

1800  On December - 21 birth of barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876  

1804  Benjamin Disraeli, (Tory) British PM (1868, 1874-80) was born on this day in history.  

1805  Thomas Graham, British chemist (d. 1869) was born on December - 21.  

1805  Thomas Graham, British chemist and father of colloid chemistry (d. 1869) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history birth of ludwig Schuncke, composer  

1815  On this day in history birth of thomas Couture, French painter/author  

1818  Amalia, wife of king Otto of Greece was born on December - 21.  

1818  Lewis H Morgan, US, etnologist (Systems of Consanguinity) was born on December - 21.  

1823  On this day in history birth of jean Henri Fabre, France, entomologist (insects & spiders)  

1826  Ernst Pauer, composer was born on December - 21.  

1832  John Henry Ketcham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906 was born on December - 21.  

1840  Mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan) was born on this day in history.  

1843  On this day in history birth of thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet (d. 1898)  

1848  Edward Everett Rice, composer was born on this day in history.  

1849  On December - 21 birth of james Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal)  

1850  Zdenek Fibich, composer was born on December - 21.  

1851  Thomas Chipman McRae, American politician, 34th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1929) was born on December - 21.  

1853  Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter) was born on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history birth of gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)  

1860  Henrietta Szold, founder (Hadassah) was born on December - 21.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

0918  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.  

1295  Death of Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on this day in history.  

1308  On this day in history henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

1375  On this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

1504  On December - 21 death of bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)  

1549  Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on this day in history.  

1579  On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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