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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Monday, 08 February 2016

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

1401  On December - 21 birth of tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)  

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 this day in history birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

1603  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on this day in history.  

1616  On December - 21 birth of pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

1628  On this day in history birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

1639  Jean Racin, writer was born on December - 21.  

1714  John Bradstreet, Canadian-born soldier (d. 1774) was born on this day in history.  

1728  Hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer was born on December - 21.  

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

1778  Anders Sandøe Ørsted, Danish politician (d. 1860) was born on December - 21.  

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

1800  On this day in history birth of barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876  

1804  Benjamin Disraeli, (Tory) British PM (1868, 1874-80) was born on December - 21.  

1805  On December - 21 birth of thomas Graham, British chemist (d. 1869)  

1805  On December - 21 birth of thomas Graham, British chemist and father of colloid chemistry (d. 1869)  

1810  Ludwig Schuncke, composer was born on this day in history.  

1815  Thomas Couture, French painter/author was born on this day in history.  

1818  On December - 21 birth of amalia, wife of king Otto of Greece  

1818  On this day in history birth of lewis H Morgan, US, etnologist (Systems of Consanguinity)  

1823  On December - 21 birth of jean Henri Fabre, France, entomologist (insects & spiders)  

1826  On this day in history birth of ernst Pauer, composer  

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

1840  On this day in history birth of mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan)  

1843  On December - 21 birth of thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealand poet (d. 1898)  

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

1849  James Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies  

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

1308  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.  

1375  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on this day in history.  

1504  On this day in history 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 December - 21.  

1579  On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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