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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Monday, 26 September 2016

0072  On this day in history thomas the Apostle  

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 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  On this day in history henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

1375  On December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

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.  

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1561  Archbishop Granvelle installed on December - 21.  

1579  On this day in history vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

1582  Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1620  The Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts on December - 21.  

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

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on December - 21.  

1639  On December - 21 jean Racin, writer  

1650  On this day in history johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht  

1674  Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on this day in history.  

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  On December - 21 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 December - 21.  

1788  On this day in history hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam  

1800  On this day in history 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 December - 21.  

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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 this day in history.  

1401  On this day in history birth of tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)  

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on December - 21.  

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

1596  On December - 21 birth of petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)  

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  On this day in history birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

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Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  On this day in history death of thomas the Apostle  

0918  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.  

1295  On this day in history death of marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)  

1308  On this day in history henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies  

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

1504  On December - 21 death of bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)  

1549  On this day in history death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)  

1579  On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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