Famous Deaths In July - 21
Friday, 24 September 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 On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies
1544 On this day in history death of rené of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle
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 this day in history death of bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer (b. 1739)
1796 Robert Burns, Scottish poet (Auld Lang Syne), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1798 On July - 21 death of françois 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 July - 21 emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55
1861 Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44 on July - 21.
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 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 Franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51 on this day in history.
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 July - 21 christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle
1922 Death of Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered on this day in history.
1927 J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies on July - 21.
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 On July - 21 death of owen Wister, American author (b. 1860)
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 this day in history.
1944 On July - 21 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 Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1957 On July - 21 bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies