Famous Deaths In December - 21
Saturday, 24 September 2022
0072 On December - 21 death of thomas the Apostle
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 this day in history.
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 Death of Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492) on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1597 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1674 On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
1734 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on December - 21.
1736 On this day in history alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
1755 On December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1807 Death of John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725) on this day in history.
1820 On December - 21 charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45
1824 On this day in history death of james Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755)
1859 On this day in history nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
1864 William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on December - 21.
1873 On December - 21 death of francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839)
1889 On December - 21 joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61
1890 On December - 21 niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73
1900 On this day in history death of roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847)
1906 Adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58 on December - 21.
1907 On this day in history oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58
1914 On December - 21 a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
1920 Death of Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death on December - 21.
1921 P B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84 on December - 21.
1927 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on December - 21.
1928 On this day in history harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies
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 this day in history.
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 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63 on December - 21.