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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Thursday, 23 February 2017

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

0918  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on this day in history.  

1295  On December - 21 death of marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)  

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 this day in history.  

1504  Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on December - 21.  

1549  On this day in history 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  On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76  

1674  On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66  

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

1736  On December - 21 alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45  

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

1807  Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on December - 21.  

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

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  Death of Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) on December - 21.  

1889  Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history 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  On December - 21 adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58  

1907  Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on December - 21.  

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  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  On this day in history harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies  

1933  On December - 21 knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54  

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  On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44  

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

1537  On December - 21 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  On December - 21 birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on December - 21.  

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

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