Famous Deaths In December - 21
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
0072 On December - 21 death of thomas the Apostle
0918 On December - 21 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 December - 21.
1375 On this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies
1504 Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on this day in history.
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
1597 On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1674 Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on December - 21.
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 this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1807 On December - 21 death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)
1820 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1824 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1889 On December - 21 joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61
1890 Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history death of roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)
1906 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1907 On December - 21 oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58
1914 A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies on this day in history.
1920 On December - 21 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 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on this day in history.
1928 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.
1933 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on December - 21.
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 F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on December - 21.
1942 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on this day in history.