Historical Events Happened In December - 21
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
0072 Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 On this day in history conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies
1117 Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury on December - 21.
1163 Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods on December - 21.
1295 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.
1401 On December - 21 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.
1561 On this day in history archbishop Granvelle installed
1579 On December - 21 vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1582 On December - 21 flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583
1597 On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
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 this day in history the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11] on this day in history.
1628 Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on this day in history.
1639 Jean Racin, writer on December - 21.
1650 On December - 21 johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht
1674 On this day in history rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
1688 On December - 21 pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham
1728 On this day in history hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer
1734 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on December - 21.
1736 On December - 21 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 December - 21.
1762 James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on this day in history.
1784 On this day in history john Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs)
1788 On this day in history hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam
1800 Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876 on December - 21.
1803 The Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor on this day in history.
1804 On this day in history the birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician