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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Friday, 19 December 2014

0072  On December - 21 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  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on December - 21.  

1375  On this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

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 December - 21.  

1579  On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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  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 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  Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1864  William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on December - 21.  

1873  On December - 21 death of francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839)  

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  On this day in history death of roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)  

1906  On December - 21 adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58  

1907  Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1914  On December - 21 a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies  

1920  On December - 21 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 this day in history.  

1928  Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

1933  Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1942  Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

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1117  On this day in history birth of thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

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

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on December - 21.  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on this day in history.  

1596  On December - 21 birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

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 this day in history birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer