Famous Deaths In July - 21
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
1160 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on this day in history.
1425 On July - 21 manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1540 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.
1544 On July - 21 death of rené of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
1683 On July - 21 death of lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded
1688 On this day in history death of james Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610)
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 Death of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739) on this day in history.
1796 On this day in history robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37
1798 Death of François Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (b. 1733) on this day in history.
1821 Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55 on July - 21.
1831 On July - 21 emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55
1861 On this day in history francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
1870 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42 on July - 21.
1880 On July - 21 death of hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800)
1888 On July - 21 matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53
1889 On July - 21 death of nelson Dewey, American politician, 1st Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1813)
1891 On this day in history franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51
1899 Death of Robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833) on July - 21.
1910 On this day in history johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66
1917 On July - 21 christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
1922 Death of Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered on July - 21.
1927 On this day in history j J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
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 Death of Owen Wister, American author (b. 1860) on July - 21.
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 July - 21.
1950 On July - 21 albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71
1957 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies on July - 21.