Famous Deaths In July - 21
Saturday, 17 April 2021
1160 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on July - 21.
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 Death of René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on July - 21.
1683 Death of Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on July - 21.
1688 On July - 21 death of james Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610)
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on July - 21.
1782 On July - 21 placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63
1793 Death of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739) on this day in history.
1796 On July - 21 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 July - 21.
1821 Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55 on July - 21.
1831 Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
1870 On this day in history josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42
1880 On this day in history death of hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800)
1888 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1899 Death of Robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833) on July - 21.
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 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 this day in history ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81
1932 On this day in history death of bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player
1938 On July - 21 death of owen Wister, American author (b. 1860)
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 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 July - 21 arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43
1950 On this day in history albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71
1957 On this day in history bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies