Famous Deaths In December - 21
Friday, 24 September 2021
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on this day in history.
0918 On December - 21 conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies
1295 Death of Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on this day in history.
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 Death of Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on this day in history.
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 On December - 21 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1674 Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1734 On December - 21 philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
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 On this day in history death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)
1820 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1824 On December - 21 death of james Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755)
1859 On December - 21 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
1864 William Henry Fry, composer, dies at 51 on December - 21.
1873 On this day in history death of francis Garnier, French explorer (b. 1839)
1889 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 on December - 21.
1890 Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 on December - 21.
1900 Death of Roger Wolcott, American political figure, 39th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1847) on this day in history.
1906 On December - 21 adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
1907 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 this day in history p B S Pinchback, major Reconstruction politician, dies at 84
1927 Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies
1933 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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