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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Sunday, 21 December 2014

0072  On December - 21 thomas the Apostle  

0918  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on this day in history.  

1117  On December - 21 thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

1163  Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods on December - 21.  

1295  Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on December - 21.  

1308  Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.  

1375  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1579  Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.  

1582  On this day in history flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583  

1597  On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76  

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

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

1628  On December - 21 samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

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  Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on December - 21.  

1728  On December - 21 hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer  

1734  On this day in history philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54  

1736  Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1755  On December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47  

1756  On December - 21 thomas Anton Kunz, composer  

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  On this day in history barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876  

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  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury was born on December - 21.  

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on December - 21.  

1518  On December - 21 birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

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

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

1603  On December - 21 birth of roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)  

1616  On December - 21 birth of pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer was born on December - 21.  

Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  On December - 21 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  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  

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

1549  On December - 21 death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)  

1579  Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.