Famous Deaths In December - 21
Saturday, 29 August 2015
0072 On this day in history 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 December - 21.
1308 On this day in history henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies
1375 Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.
1504 On this day in history death of bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)
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 December - 21.
1734 On December - 21 philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
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 December - 21.
1820 On this day in history charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45
1824 Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on this day in history.
1859 On December - 21 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
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 December - 21 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 On this day in history adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
1907 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on December - 21.
1914 On December - 21 a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
1920 Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on December - 21.
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 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on December - 21.
1933 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on December - 21.
1935 Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on December - 21.
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 December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63