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Famous Deaths In December - 21

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0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.  

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 December - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1549  Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on this day in history.  

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  Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

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

1820  Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on December - 21.  

1824  Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on December - 21.  

1859  Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on December - 21.  

1864  William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1873  On December - 21 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 this day in history niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73  

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  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  Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1935  Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1937  On this day in history frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

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

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

1603  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on this day in history.  

1616  On this day in history birth of pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

1628  On this day in history birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer