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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  

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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 December - 21.  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on this day in history.  

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

1596  Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646) was born on December - 21.  

1603  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on December - 21.  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on this day in history.  

1628  On December - 21 birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

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