Famous Deaths In July - 21
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
1160 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies on this day in history.
1425 On July - 21 manuel Paleologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425)/writer, dies
1540 John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on July - 21.
1544 Death of René of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle on July - 21.
1683 Death of Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded on this day in history.
1688 On July - 21 death of james Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610)
1717 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies on this day in history.
1782 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55
1861 On this day in history francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
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 July - 21 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 On this day in history franco Faccio, Italian composer/conductor, dies at 51
1899 On this day in history death of robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and military officer (b. 1833)
1910 Johan Peter Selmer, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1917 Christopher J Forster, British RAF-pilot/capt, dies in battle on July - 21.
1922 On July - 21 death of djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered
1927 On July - 21 j J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
1928 Ellen A Terry, Brits actress/dir (Imperial Theatre), dies at 81 on July - 21.
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 July - 21 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 On this day in history death of gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908)
1948 Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1950 Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 on July - 21.
1957 Bernard Spooner, US inventor (bulletproof jacket), dies on this day in history.
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