Famous Deaths In July - 21
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1160 On this day in history peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
1425 On July - 21 manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1540 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1544 Death of RenĂ© of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on July - 21.
1683 On July - 21 death of lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded
1688 Death of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610) on July - 21.
1717 On this day in history niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
1782 Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63 on July - 21.
1793 On July - 21 death of bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739)
1796 On this day in history robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37
1798 On July - 21 death of franĂ§ois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (b. 1733)
1821 Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55 on July - 21.
1831 On this day in history emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55
1861 Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44 on July - 21.
1870 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42 on July - 21.
1880 Death of Hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800) on this day in history.
1888 On July - 21 matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53
1889 Death of Nelson Dewey, American politician, 1st Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1813) on this day in history.
1891 Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51 on July - 21.
1899 Death of Robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833) on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66
1917 On this day in history christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
1922 On July - 21 death of djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered
1927 J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies on July - 21.
1928 On July - 21 ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81
1932 Death of Bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history death of owen Wister, American author (b. 1860)
1941 On July - 21 death of bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (b. 1872)
1943 On July - 21 charles William Paddock, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1920), dies at 42
1944 Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau on this day in history.
1946 Death of Gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908) on July - 21.
1948 On this day in history arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43
1950 Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 on July - 21.
1957 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies on this day in history.