Famous Deaths In July - 21
Friday, 30 October 2020
1160 On July - 21 peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
1425 Manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies on this day in history.
1540 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on July - 21.
1544 Death of René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on this day in history.
1683 Death of Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on July - 21.
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 this day in history death of bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739)
1796 On July - 21 robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37
1798 On this day in history death of françois 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 this day in history.
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 On July - 21 josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42
1880 On this day in history death of hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800)
1888 Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 July - 21.
1910 Johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66 on July - 21.
1917 Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle on this day in history.
1922 Death of Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered on July - 21.
1927 J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies on July - 21.
1928 Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 July - 21.
1946 Death of Gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908) on this day in history.
1948 On July - 21 arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43
1950 Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1957 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies on July - 21.