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Famous Deaths In December - 21

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0072  On this day in history death of thomas the Apostle  

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

1295  Death of Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on December - 21.  

1308  On this day in history henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

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  On this day in history death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66  

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

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 December - 21.  

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

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

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 this day in history jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies  

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  On this day in history kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45  

1937  Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on December - 21.  

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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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

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1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on December - 21.  

1401  On December - 21 birth of tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)  

1518  On this day in history birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

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  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on this day in history.  

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

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