Historical Events In December - 21
Monday, 04 July 2022
0072 Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on this day in history.
1117 On this day in history thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury
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 December - 21.
1375 Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on this day in history.
1401 On this day in history 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 On December - 21 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 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1598 On December - 21 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 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 December - 21.
1628 On December - 21 samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer
1639 On this day in history jean Racin, writer
1650 Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht on this day in history.
1674 Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1688 On December - 21 pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham
1728 Hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer on this day in history.
1734 On December - 21 philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
1736 Alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45 on December - 21.
1755 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on December - 21.
1756 On December - 21 thomas Anton Kunz, composer
1762 James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on December - 21.
1784 On December - 21 john Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs)
1788 On December - 21 hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam
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 The birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician on this day in history.