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Historical Events Happened In December - 21

Saturday, 13 February 2016

0072  Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.  

0918  On December - 21 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  Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on December - 21.  

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  On December - 21 the birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter  

1518  On this day in history 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  Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.  

1582  Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583 on December - 21.  

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  On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

1620  On December - 21 the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts  

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

1628  Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on December - 21.  

1639  Jean Racin, writer on this day in history.  

1650  On this day in history 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  On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham  

1728  On December - 21 hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer  

1734  Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

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

1756  Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on December - 21.  

1762  James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on December - 21.  

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

1788  On this day in history hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1616  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.  

1295  Death of 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  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  On December - 21 death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter  

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