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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Thursday, 17 April 2014

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  Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods on this day in history.  

1295  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1375  On this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

1401  The birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter on this day in history.  

1518  On this day in history mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

1537  On this day in history 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  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  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer on this day in history.  

1620  The Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11]  

1628  On this day in history samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

1639  Jean Racin, writer on this day in history.  

1650  Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on this day in history.  

1762  On this day in history james Cook marries Elizabeth Batts  

1784  On this day in history john Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs)  

1788  Hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam on this day in history.  

1800  Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876 on this day in history.  

1803  The Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor on this day in history.  

1804  On this day in history the birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1117  On this day in history birth of thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

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

1518  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician was born on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history birth of johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)  

1596  Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646) was born on this day in history.  

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  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  Death of Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies  

1295  Death of 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 this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies  

1504  On this day in history 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  Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.