Historical Events Happened In December - 21
Saturday, 22 November 2014
0072 Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.
0918 Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.
1117 On December - 21 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 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.
1401 The birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter on December - 21.
1518 On this day in history mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician
1537 Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer
1620 On this day in history the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts
1620 On this day in history 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11]
1628 On December - 21 samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer
1639 Jean Racin, writer on this day in history.
1650 On December - 21 johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht
1674 On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
1688 Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on December - 21.
1728 On this day in history hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer
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 On December - 21 thomas Anton Kunz, composer
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 Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876 on December - 21.
1803 On this day in history the Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor
1804 On this day in history the birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician