Famous Deaths In July - 21
Friday, 07 August 2020
1160 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on this day in history.
1425 On this day in history manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1540 On July - 21 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1544 Death of RenĂ© 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 On this day in history death of james Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610)
1717 On July - 21 niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
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 July - 21 robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37
1798 Death of FranĂ§ois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (b. 1733) on this day in history.
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 July - 21.
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 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 July - 21.
1889 On July - 21 death of nelson Dewey, American politician, 1st Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1813)
1891 Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51 on July - 21.
1899 On this day in history death of robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833)
1910 On July - 21 johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66
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 July - 21.
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 Death of Owen Wister, American author (b. 1860) on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history death of bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (b. 1872)
1943 Charles William Paddock, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1920), dies at 42 on July - 21.
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 this day in history.
1948 Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71
1957 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies on this day in history.