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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Monday, 28 July 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  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.  

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  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  Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1736  On this day in history alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45  

1755  Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)  

1820  On this day in history charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45  

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 this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58  

1907  On this day in history 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  Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history 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 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  On this day in history leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  On this day in history birth of thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

1401  On this day in history birth of tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on this day in history.  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on this day in history.  

1596  On this day in history birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

1603  On this day in history birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer