Famous Deaths In July - 21
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
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 July - 21 death of lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded
1688 Death of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610) on this day in history.
1717 On July - 21 niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
1782 On July - 21 placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63
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 Death of FranĂ§ois 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 On July - 21 emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55
1861 On July - 21 francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
1870 Josef Strauss, Austrian composer (Dynamids), dies at 42 on this day in history.
1880 Death of Hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800) on this day in history.
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 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 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 Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1932 Death of Bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history death of owen Wister, American author (b. 1860)
1941 Death of Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (b. 1872) on July - 21.
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 this day in history.
1948 Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1950 On July - 21 albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71
1957 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies on this day in history.