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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Saturday, 25 April 2015

0072  Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

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  On this day in history hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods  

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

1308  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.  

1375  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.  

1401  On December - 21 the birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician on this day in history.  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) on this day in history.  

1561  Archbishop Granvelle installed on December - 21.  

1579  Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.  

1582  Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583 on December - 21.  

1597  Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1598  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" on this day in history.  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer on December - 21.  

1620  On December - 21 the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts  

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

1628  On December - 21 samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

1639  Jean Racin, writer on December - 21.  

1650  Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht on December - 21.  

1674  On this day in history rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66  

1688  Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on this day in history.  

1728  On this day in history hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer  

1734  Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

1755  Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on December - 21.  

1756  Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on December - 21.  

1762  James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on this day in history.  

1784  John Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs) on December - 21.  

1788  On December - 21 hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam  

1800  On this day in history barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876  

1803  The Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor on December - 21.  

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

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

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

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

1596  Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646) was born on this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

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

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

Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

1308  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on December - 21.  

1375  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.  

1504  Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on this day in history.  

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.