Historical Events In December - 21
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0072 Thomas the Apostle on December - 21.
0918 Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies on December - 21.
1117 On December - 21 thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury
1163 On this day in history hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods
1295 On December - 21 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 Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on this day in history.
1401 The birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter on this day in history.
1518 Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician on this day in history.
1537 Johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92) on this day in history.
1561 On this day in history archbishop Granvelle installed
1579 On December - 21 vicente Masip, Spanish painter
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 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" on December - 21.
1616 On December - 21 pietro Andrea Ziani, composer
1620 On this day in history the Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts
1620 On December - 21 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11]
1628 Samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer on this day in history.
1639 On December - 21 jean Racin, writer
1650 Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht on December - 21.
1674 On December - 21 rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66
1688 Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on December - 21.
1728 On December - 21 hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer
1734 On this day in history philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
1736 On this day in history alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini), dies at 45
1755 On December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1756 On this day in history thomas Anton Kunz, composer
1762 On this day in history james Cook marries Elizabeth Batts
1784 On December - 21 john Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs)
1788 Hue Tay Son becomes emperor Quang Trung of Vietnam on this day in history.
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 The birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician on this day in history.