Famous Deaths In December - 21
Thursday, 23 February 2017
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on this day in history.
1295 On December - 21 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 this day in history.
1504 Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on December - 21.
1549 On this day in history death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)
1579 Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1674 On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
1734 On this day in history philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
1736 On December - 21 alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
1755 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1807 Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on December - 21.
1820 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1824 On December - 21 death of james Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755)
1859 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on December - 21.
1864 On December - 21 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 On this day in history niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73
1900 Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on December - 21.
1906 On December - 21 adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
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 On this day in history death of claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death
1921 On December - 21 p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
1927 On December - 21 jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies
1928 On this day in history harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies
1933 On December - 21 knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54
1935 On December - 21 kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45
1937 On this day in history frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80
1940 On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1942 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on December - 21.