Famous Deaths In July - 21
Thursday, 09 April 2020
1160 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on July - 21.
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 RenĂ© of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on July - 21.
1683 On this day in history 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 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on July - 21.
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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1870 On July - 21 josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42
1880 Death of Hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800) on July - 21.
1888 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1910 On July - 21 johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66
1917 Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle on July - 21.
1922 On July - 21 death of djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau
1946 Death of Gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908) on July - 21.
1948 Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1950 Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 on July - 21.
1957 On July - 21 bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies