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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Saturday, 28 May 2016

0072  Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

0918  On this day in history 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  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  Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.  

1401  On this day in history the birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter  

1518  On December - 21 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  On December - 21 vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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 December - 21.  

1598  On this day in history 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".  

1616  On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

1620  On this day in history the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts  

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  Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on December - 21.  

1688  Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on December - 21.  

1728  On December - 21 hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer  

1734  Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on December - 21.  

1736  On December - 21 alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45  

1755  On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47  

1756  On this day in history thomas Anton Kunz, composer  

1762  On this day in history james Cook marries Elizabeth Batts  

1784  John Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs) on this day in history.  

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 December - 21 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 December - 21.  

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

1616  On this day in history birth of pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In December - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0072  On December - 21 death of thomas the Apostle  

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

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

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 December - 21.  

1504  Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on December - 21.  

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 December - 21.  

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