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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 December - 21 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 this day in history.  

1375  On December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

1504  On this day in history death of bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, 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 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  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 December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47  

1807  Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on December - 21.  

1820  Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on December - 21.  

1824  Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on this day in history.  

1859  On this day in history nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66  

1864  On December - 21 william Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51  

1873  On December - 21 death of francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839)  

1889  On December - 21 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  Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on December - 21.  

1906  On this day in history adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58  

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 December - 21.  

1927  On this day in history jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies  

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 this day in history.  

1935  On December - 21 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  F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on this day in history.  

1942  On December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

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1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on December - 21.  

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

1518  On this day in history birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

1537  On this day in history birth of johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)  

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

1603  On December - 21 birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on December - 21.  

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