Famous Deaths In December - 21
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 On this day in history 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 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 Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on this day in history.
1579 On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1597 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1674 On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
1734 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1820 On December - 21 charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45
1824 On December - 21 death of james Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755)
1859 On December - 21 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 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 this day in history.
1907 On this day in history oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58
1914 A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies on December - 21.
1920 Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.
1921 On December - 21 p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
1927 On December - 21 jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies
1928 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on December - 21.
1933 On December - 21 knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54
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 this day in history.
1940 On December - 21 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1942 On December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63