Famous Deaths In December - 21
Sunday, 14 February 2016
0072 On December - 21 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 this day in history.
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 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 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 December - 21.
1734 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on December - 21.
1736 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45 on December - 21.
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 On this day in history death of james Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755)
1859 On this day in history 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 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on December - 21.
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 this day in history.
1906 On December - 21 adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
1907 On December - 21 oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58
1914 On this day in history 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 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 December - 21 kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45
1937 Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on December - 21.
1940 F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on this day in history.
1942 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on this day in history.