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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1504  On December - 21 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  On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

1597  Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1674  On December - 21 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 December - 21 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  On December - 21 death of james Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755)  

1859  On December - 21 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66  

1864  William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1873  Death of Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) on December - 21.  

1889  On this day in history joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61  

1890  On December - 21 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  Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58  

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 this day in history.  

1921  On December - 21 p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84  

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 December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

1937  Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1940  On December - 21 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44  

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  On December - 21 birth of thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on December - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on this day in history.