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Famous Deaths In December - 21

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0072  On this day in history death of thomas the Apostle  

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

1295  On this day in history death of marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)  

1308  On December - 21 henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

1375  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1579  Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.  

1597  Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on December - 21.  

1674  On this day in history rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66  

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1734  On December - 21 philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54  

1736  On this day in history alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45  

1755  On December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47  

1807  Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on this day in history.  

1820  Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on December - 21.  

1824  Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on December - 21.  

1859  Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history william Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51  

1873  Death of Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) on December - 21.  

1889  Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1890  Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1900  Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on this day in history.  

1906  Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on December - 21.  

1907  Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on December - 21.  

1914  A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies on this day in history.  

1920  Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84  

1927  Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on this day in history.  

1928  On December - 21 harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies  

1933  Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on December - 21.  

1935  Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on December - 21.  

1937  On this day in history frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80  

1940  F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on this day in history.  

1942  On December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63  

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1117  On this day in history birth of thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

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

1518  On this day in history birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

1537  On this day in history birth of johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)  

1596  On this day in history birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

1603  On December - 21 birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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