Famous Deaths In December - 21
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
0072 Death of Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 On this day in history 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 Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.
1375 On this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies
1504 Death of Bertold von Henneberg-RĂ¶mhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442) on this day in history.
1549 On this day in history death of marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre (b. 1492)
1579 On this day in history death of vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1597 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on December - 21.
1674 Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1734 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1736 On December - 21 alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
1755 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on December - 21.
1807 On December - 21 death of john Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)
1820 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45 on December - 21.
1824 Death of James Parkinson, English physician, geologist, paleontologist, and political activist (b. 1755) on December - 21.
1859 On December - 21 nicolaas C Kist, Dutch church historian/archivist, dies at 66
1864 On December - 21 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 December - 21.
1906 On this day in history adalbert von Goldschmidt, composer, dies at 58
1907 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (public baths), dies at 58 on December - 21.
1914 On December - 21 a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
1920 On this day in history death of claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death
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 December - 21.
1928 On December - 21 harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v S Africa 1895-96), dies
1933 Knud J V Rasmussen, Danish Pole explorer (Thule), dies at 54 on December - 21.
1935 Kurt Tucholsky, Ger journalist/writer (Panter, Tiger & Co), dies at 45 on December - 21.
1937 On this day in history frank Kellog, US foreign minister (Nobel 1929), dies at 80
1940 On December - 21 f Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44
1942 On December - 21 leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63