Historical Events In December - 21
Thursday, 21 March 2019
0072 Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.
1117 On this day in history thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury
1163 Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods on this day in history.
1295 On this day in history marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221)
1308 On December - 21 henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies
1375 On this day in history giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies
1401 On December - 21 the birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter
1518 Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician on December - 21.
1537 On December - 21 johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)
1561 On this day in history archbishop Granvelle installed
1579 Vicente Masip, Spanish painter on this day in history.
1582 Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583 on this day in history.
1597 On December - 21 petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1598 On this day in history battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile; all Spanish cities south of the Biobio river are eventually taken by the Mapuches, and all conquest of Mapuche territories by Europeans practically ceases, until the 1870s "Pacification of Araucania".
1616 On December - 21 pietro Andrea Ziani, composer
1620 The Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1620 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11] on this day in history.
1628 Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on this day in history.
1639 Jean Racin, writer on this day in history.
1650 On December - 21 johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht
1674 Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1688 On December - 21 pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham
1728 On this day in history hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer
1734 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1736 On this day in history alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
1755 Caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47 on December - 21.
1756 Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on December - 21.
1762 On December - 21 james Cook marries Elizabeth Batts
1784 John Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs) on this day in history.
1788 On December - 21 hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam
1800 On December - 21 barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876
1803 On December - 21 the Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor
1804 On this day in history the birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician