Famous Deaths In December - 21
Friday, 16 April 2021
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 On December - 21 conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies
1295 On this day in history death of marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)
1308 On December - 21 henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies
1375 On this day in history 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 Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on December - 21.
1579 Death of Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on December - 21.
1597 On December - 21 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1674 On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
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.
1807 Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on December - 21.
1820 On this day in history charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45
1824 Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
1864 On this day in history william Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51
1873 Death of Francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839) on December - 21.
1889 On this day in history joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61
1890 On this day in history niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73
1900 Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
1907 On December - 21 oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58
1914 A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies on this day in history.
1920 Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on this day in history.
1921 On December - 21 p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
1927 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on December - 21.
1928 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.
1933 On December - 21 knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54
1935 Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on December - 21.
1937 Frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on December - 21.
1940 On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1942 On this day in history leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63