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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Thursday, 28 July 2016

0072  On this day in history thomas the Apostle  

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

1117  On this day in history thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

1163  Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods on this day in history.  

1295  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 December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

1401  On this day in history the birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter  

1518  On December - 21 mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) on December - 21.  

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1561  On this day in history archbishop Granvelle installed  

1579  Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.  

1582  On this day in history flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583  

1597  On December - 21 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76  

1598  On December - 21 battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile; all Spanish cities south of the Biobio river are eventually taken by the Mapuches, and all conquest of Mapuche territories by Europeans practically ceases, until the 1870s "Pacification of Araucania".  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer on December - 21.  

1620  The Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts on this day in history.  

1620  103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11] on December - 21.  

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on December - 21.  

1639  On December - 21 jean Racin, writer  

1650  Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht on this day in history.  

1674  Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on December - 21.  

1688  On December - 21 pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham  

1728  Hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer on this day in history.  

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

1736  On this day in history alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45  

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

1756  Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on this day in history.  

1762  On this day in history james Cook marries Elizabeth Batts  

1784  On this day in history john Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs)  

1788  Hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam on this day in history.  

1800  Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876 on this day in history.  

1803  The Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor on this day in history.  

1804  The birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on December - 21.  

1596  On this day in history birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

1603  On December - 21 birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on this day in history.  

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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 December - 21.  

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  On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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