Famous Deaths In July - 21
Sunday, 24 January 2021
1160 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1544 On July - 21 death of rené of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
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 July - 21.
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on this day in history.
1782 On July - 21 placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer, dies at 63
1793 Death of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739) on this day in history.
1796 On this day in history 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 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 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 On July - 21 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 this day in history.
1891 On July - 21 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 On July - 21 christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
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 this day in history.
1928 On this day in history ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81
1932 On July - 21 death of bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player
1938 Death of Owen Wister, American author (b. 1860) on July - 21.
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 On this day in history arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43
1950 On this day in history albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71
1957 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies on July - 21.