Famous Deaths In July - 21
Friday, 29 September 2023
1160 On this day in history peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies
1425 On July - 21 manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1540 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.
1544 On this day in history death of renÃ© of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
1683 On this day in history 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 July - 21.
1717 On this day in history niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
1782 On this day in history placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63
1793 Death of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739) on July - 21.
1796 Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37 on July - 21.
1798 Death of FranÃ§ois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (b. 1733) on this day in history.
1821 Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
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 July - 21 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 July - 21.
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 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 On this day in history 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 Death of Bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player on this day in history.
1938 Death of Owen Wister, American author (b. 1860) on July - 21.
1941 Death of Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (b. 1872) on July - 21.
1943 On this day in history 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 July - 21.
1950 Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 on July - 21.
1957 On July - 21 bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies