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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Thursday, 25 August 2016

0072  On this day in history thomas the Apostle  

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

1117  On December - 21 thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury  

1163  On December - 21 hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods  

1295  On December - 21 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  On this day in history the birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter  

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  On this day in history archbishop Granvelle installed  

1579  Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on December - 21.  

1639  Jean Racin, writer on this day in history.  

1650  On December - 21 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  Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on this day in history.  

1728  On December - 21 hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer  

1734  On December - 21 philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54  

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

1755  Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on December - 21.  

1756  Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on December - 21.  

1762  James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on December - 21.  

1784  On December - 21 john Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs)  

1788  Hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam on December - 21.  

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

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  On this day in history 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  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on December - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1579  Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.  

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