Historical Events Happened In December - 21
Thursday, 26 November 2015
0072 On this day in history thomas the Apostle
0918 Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.
1117 Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
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 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 Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician on December - 21.
1537 Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) on this day in history.
1561 Archbishop Granvelle installed on December - 21.
1579 On this day in history vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1582 On this day in history flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583
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 On December - 21 pietro Andrea Ziani, composer
1620 On December - 21 the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11] on December - 21.
1628 Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on this day in history.
1639 On December - 21 jean Racin, writer
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 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 this day in history.
1736 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45 on this day in history.
1755 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1756 Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on December - 21.
1762 On December - 21 james Cook marries Elizabeth Batts
1784 John Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs) on this day in history.
1788 Hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam on this day in history.
1800 On December - 21 barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876
1803 On this day in history the Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor
1804 The birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician on this day in history.