Famous Deaths In December - 21
Saturday, 28 May 2016
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 this day in history.
1308 Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.
1375 On December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies
1504 Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on December - 21.
1549 Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on December - 21.
1579 Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.
1597 On December - 21 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1674 On this day in history rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
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 December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1807 Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on this day in history.
1820 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on December - 21.
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 December - 21.
1864 On December - 21 william Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51
1873 On this day in history 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 Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on this day in history.
1906 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1907 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1914 A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history death of claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death
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 On December - 21 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 this day in history.
1935 Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on this day in history.
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 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on December - 21.