Famous Deaths In December - 21
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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 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 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 December - 21 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 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on December - 21.
1736 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45 on December - 21.
1755 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on December - 21.
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 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 On this day in history death of francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839)
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 Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on December - 21.
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 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 December - 21.
1928 On this day in history 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 On December - 21 kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45
1937 Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on December - 21.
1940 F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on December - 21.
1942 On December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63