Famous Deaths In December - 21
Thursday, 19 April 2018
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 Death of Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on this day in history.
1308 On December - 21 henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies
1375 On December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies
1504 Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on December - 21.
1549 Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
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 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on December - 21.
1807 On December - 21 death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)
1820 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on December - 21.
1824 On this day in history death of james Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755)
1859 On December - 21 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
1864 William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1873 Death of Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61
1890 On December - 21 niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73
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 On December - 21 a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
1920 Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.
1921 P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 on December - 21.
1927 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on December - 21.
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 this day in history.
1935 Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on this day in history.
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.