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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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 this day in history.  

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  Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on this day in history.  

1549  Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on December - 21.  

1579  On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

1597  On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76  

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 this day in history alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45  

1755  On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47  

1807  On December - 21 death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)  

1820  Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1824  On this day in history 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 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  On December - 21 joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61  

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

1900  On this day in history death of roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)  

1906  Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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  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 December - 21.  

1935  On December - 21 kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45  

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 December - 21.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  On December - 21 birth of thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

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

1518  On December - 21 birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

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