Historical Events Happened In December - 21
Saturday, 13 February 2016
0072 Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 On December - 21 conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies
1117 Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury on December - 21.
1163 On this day in history hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods
1295 Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on December - 21.
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 this day in history mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician
1537 On December - 21 johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)
1561 Archbishop Granvelle installed on this day in history.
1579 Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.
1582 Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583 on December - 21.
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 this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer
1620 On December - 21 the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts
1620 On December - 21 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11]
1628 Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on December - 21.
1639 Jean Racin, writer on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history 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 On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham
1728 On December - 21 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 On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1756 Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on December - 21.
1762 James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on December - 21.
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 On December - 21 barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876
1803 The Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor on December - 21.
1804 On this day in history the birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician