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Historical Events In December - 21

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

1804  On this day in history benjamin Disraeli, (Tory) British PM (1868, 1874-80)  

1810  Ludwig Schuncke, composer on this day in history.  

1815  Thomas Couture, French painter/author on this day in history.  

1818  On December - 21 amalia, wife of king Otto of Greece  

1820  Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history jean Henri Fabre, France, entomologist (insects & spiders)  

1826  On this day in history ernst Pauer, composer  

1829  1st stone arch railroad bridge in US dedicated, Baltimore on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history john Henry Ketcham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906  

1835  HMS Beagle sails into Bay of Islands (New Zealand) on December - 21.  

1840  On this day in history mehmed N Kemal, Turkish journalist (Vatan)  

1844  The Rochdale Pioneers commence business at their cooperative in Rochdale, England, starting the Cooperative movement on December - 21.  

1848  Edward Everett Rice, composer on December - 21.  

1849  1st US skating club formed (Phila) on December - 21.  

1849  On December - 21 james Lane Allen, US writer (Kentucky Cardinal)  

1850  Zdenek Fibich, composer on December - 21.  

1853  On this day in history isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter)  

1859  Gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre) on this day in history.  

1859  Nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66 on December - 21.  

1860  Henrietta Szold, founder (Hadassah) on December - 21.  

1861  Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel on this day in history.  

1864  On December - 21 gen Sherman conquers Savannah  

1864  William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on December - 21.  

1866  Cheyennes, Arapho's, Sioux, Fetterman Massacre on December - 21.  

1867  On this day in history john Winter Thompson, composer  

1872  On December - 21 albert P Terhune, US, novelist (Lad, a Dog)  

1874  Juan Bautista Sacasa, pres of Nicaragua (1932-36) on December - 21.  

1879  On December - 21 the birth of Joseph Stalin, Russian revolutionary leader  

1879  On this day in history theodore Limperg, business economist (substitute value)  

1886  George Norman Peterkin, composer on this day in history.  

1889  Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on December - 21.  

1890  On December - 21 pim Mulier 1st & only trip to "Alvesteddetocht"  

1890  On December - 21 fred M Vinson, US Supreme Court Justice (1946-53)  

1890  Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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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 December - 21.  

1518  On December - 21 birth of mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician  

1537  Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) was born on December - 21.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history 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  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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