Historical Events Happened In December - 21
Tuesday, 21 October 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 On December - 21 hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods
1295 Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on this day in history.
1308 Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)
1561 Archbishop Granvelle installed on December - 21.
1579 On December - 21 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 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 this day in history.
1620 On this day in history the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11] on December - 21.
1628 On December - 21 samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer
1639 On this day in history jean Racin, writer
1650 On this day in history 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 Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on December - 21.
1728 Hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer on December - 21.
1734 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1736 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45 on December - 21.
1755 On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
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 this day in history.
1788 On this day in history hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam
1800 On December - 21 barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876
1803 On December - 21 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