Historical Events In December - 21
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0072 On this day in history 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 December - 21.
1295 Marguerite Berenger of Provence, wife of Louis IX of France (bc. 1221) on this day in history.
1308 Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies on December - 21.
1375 On December - 21 giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet (Vita di Dante), dies
1401 The birth of Masaccio, 'Florentine' painter on December - 21.
1518 On this day in history mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician
1537 On December - 21 johan III, king of Sweden (1569-92)
1561 Archbishop Granvelle installed on this day in history.
1579 On this day in history vicente Masip, Spanish painter
1582 Flanders adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is Jan 1 1583 on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history petrus Canisius, Dutch jesuit/saint, dies at 76
1598 On December - 21 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 this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer
1620 The Mayflower lands at Plymouth, Massachusetts on this day in history.
1620 On December - 21 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11]
1628 On December - 21 samuel Friedrich Capricornus, composer
1639 On this day in history 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 Hermann Friedrich Raupach, composer on December - 21.
1734 On December - 21 philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 54
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 this day in history.
1762 James Cook marries Elizabeth Batts on this day in history.
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 December - 21.
1800 Barnwell Rhett Robert, (Confederacy), died in 1876 on December - 21.
1803 The Middlesex Canal opens to connect the Merrimack River with Boston Harbor on December - 21.
1804 The birth of Benjamin Disraeli, British politician on December - 21.