Famous Deaths In December - 21
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
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 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 On this day in history death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)
1579 On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1597 On December - 21 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1674 On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
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 On December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1807 On this day in history death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)
1820 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
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 Death of Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) on this day in history.
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 December - 21.
1907 On this day in history 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 this day in history death of claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death
1921 On December - 21 p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
1927 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on December - 21.
1928 On December - 21 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 this day in history.
1937 On this day in history 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 this day in history leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63