Famous Deaths In December - 21
Monday, 05 December 2016
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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
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 On December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1807 Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on December - 21.
1820 On December - 21 charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45
1824 Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on December - 21.
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 On this day in history death of francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839)
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 December - 21 death of roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)
1906 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on December - 21.
1907 On December - 21 oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58
1914 On this day in history a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
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 December - 21.
1928 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on December - 21.
1933 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history 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 this day in history.