Historical Events In December - 21
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0072 On December - 21 thomas the Apostle
0918 On December - 21 conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies
1117 On December - 21 thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury
1163 Hurricane hits villages in Holland/Friesland, causing floods on this day in history.
1295 Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on December - 21.
1308 Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on this day in history.
1375 Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies on December - 21.
1401 The birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter on this day in history.
1518 On this day in history mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician
1537 On this day in history johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)
1561 Archbishop Granvelle installed on December - 21.
1579 On December - 21 vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1582 Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583 on December - 21.
1597 Petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76 on December - 21.
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 this day in history.
1616 On this day in history 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 December - 21.
1639 On this day in history jean Racin, writer
1650 Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht on this day in history.
1674 Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1688 Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham on December - 21.
1728 Hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer on December - 21.
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 On December - 21 caspar Ruetz, composer, dies at 47
1756 Thomas Anton Kunz, composer on this day in history.
1762 On December - 21 james Cook marries Elizabeth Batts
1784 John Jay becomes 1st US secretary of state (foreign affairs) on December - 21.
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 The birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician on December - 21.