Famous Deaths In December - 21
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.
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 December - 21.
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 December - 21.
1549 Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on December - 21.
1579 Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.
1597 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on December - 21.
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 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1807 Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1859 Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1864 William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on December - 21.
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 December - 21.
1900 On this day in history death of roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)
1906 On December - 21 adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
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 On December - 21 death of claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death
1921 P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 on December - 21.
1927 On December - 21 jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies
1928 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.
1933 On December - 21 knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54
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 December - 21 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1942 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on December - 21.