Famous Deaths In July - 21
Sunday, 19 January 2020
1160 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on this day in history.
1425 Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies on July - 21.
1540 On July - 21 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1544 On this day in history death of renĂ© of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
1683 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on July - 21.
1782 Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63 on July - 21.
1793 Death of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739) on this day in history.
1796 Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1798 On July - 21 death of franĂ§ois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (b. 1733)
1821 On this day in history maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55
1831 Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1861 On July - 21 francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
1870 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42 on this day in history.
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 July - 21.
1891 On July - 21 franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51
1899 Death of Robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833) on this day in history.
1910 Johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66 on July - 21.
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 this day in history.
1928 Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1932 Death of Bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player on this day in history.
1938 Death of Owen Wister, American author (b. 1860) on this day in history.
1941 Death of Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (b. 1872) on July - 21.
1943 Charles William Paddock, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1920), dies at 42 on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau
1946 On this day in history death of gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908)
1948 Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1950 On July - 21 albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71
1957 On this day in history bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies