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Famous Deaths In December - 21

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0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

0918  On December - 21 conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies  

1295  On this day in history death of marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)  

1308  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on December - 21.  

1375  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.  

1504  Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on December - 21.  

1549  On December - 21 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  Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on this day in history.  


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  On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47  

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 December - 21.  

1859  Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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  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  Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1907  Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1914  On December - 21 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  P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1927  On December - 21 jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies  

1928  On this day in history harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies  

1933  On this day in history knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54  

1935  Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on December - 21.  

1937  Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on December - 21.  

1940  On December - 21 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 Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on this day in history.  

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

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

1603  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on this day in history.  

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

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on December - 21.  


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