Famous Deaths In December - 21
Monday, 23 October 2017
0072 On this day in history 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 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 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 On December - 21 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 December - 21.
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 Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on December - 21.
1859 On December - 21 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
1864 William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1873 Death of Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) on December - 21.
1889 On this day in history joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61
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 this day in history.
1906 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on December - 21.
1907 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
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 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 December - 21.
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 this day in history.
1940 On December - 21 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1942 On this day in history leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63