Famous Deaths In December - 21
Monday, 22 January 2018
0072 On this day in history death of thomas the Apostle
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 this day in history.
1375 Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.
1504 On December - 21 death of bertold von Henneberg-RĂ¶mhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)
1549 Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on this day in history.
1579 Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.
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 On December - 21 alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
1755 On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1807 On December - 21 death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)
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 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 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on December - 21.
1890 Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 December - 21.
1920 Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on December - 21.
1921 P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1927 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on this day in history.
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 December - 21.
1935 On this day in history kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45
1937 On December - 21 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.