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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Friday, 22 May 2015

0072  On this day in history thomas the Apostle  

0918  On December - 21 conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies  

1117  Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1163  Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods on this day in history.  

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

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  The birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter on December - 21.  

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  On this day in history archbishop Granvelle installed  

1579  Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.  

1582  On December - 21 flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583  

1597  On December - 21 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  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer on December - 21.  

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

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

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on this day in history.  

1639  Jean Racin, writer on December - 21.  

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

1674  On December - 21 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 December - 21 alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45  

1755  Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1756  On this day in history thomas Anton Kunz, composer  

1762  James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on December - 21.  

1784  John Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs) on December - 21.  

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

1800  On December - 21 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 December - 21.  

1401  Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  

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

1537  On December - 21 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 December - 21.  

1603  Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684) was born on December - 21.  

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on December - 21.  

1628  On December - 21 birth of samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer  

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 December - 21 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  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  Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on December - 21.  

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