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Famous Deaths In December - 21

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0072  On this day in history death of thomas the Apostle  

0918  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.  

1295  Death of Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on December - 21.  

1308  On December - 21 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 December - 21.  

1674  On this day in history rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66  

1734  On this day in history philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54  

1736  Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1755  Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)  

1820  On December - 21 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  Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on December - 21.  

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  Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1890  Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1900  Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on December - 21.  

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  A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1927  Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on December - 21.  

1928  On this day in history 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  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 December - 21.  

1940  F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 on December - 21.  

1942  On December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on this day in history.  

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

1518  On this day in history birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

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 this day in history.  

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