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 This day in History - November 21
340 Historic Events for November 21
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St Anterus begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
496

St Gelasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
695

Pope Sergius names Willibrord as archbishop Clemens of Friezen

Event
1317

Frederik of Sierck/Zyrick becomes bishop of Utrecht

Event
1481

Ikkyu Sojun, Zen head of Daitokuji temple, dies in Kyoto, Japan at 87

Death
1492

Pinta under Mart¡n A Pinz¢n separates from Columbus' fleet

Event
1495

John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)

Birth
1555

Georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61

Death
1561

Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author

Birth
1580

Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed

Death
1610

Benedict van Canfield, [William Fish], English missionary, dies

Death
1620

Mayflower Compact signed by Pilgrims in Cape Cod

Event
1620

Pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass

Event
1624

Jakob B”hme, German philosophical mystic, dies (birth date unknown)

Death
1637

Catharina Questiers, Dutch poetess (Friend of Abandoned Child)

Birth
1645

Johann Lohner, composer

Birth
1654

Richard Johnson, a free black, granted 550 acres in Virginia

Event
1683

Johann Michael Muller, composer

Birth
1692

Carlo Fragoni, Italy, poet

Birth
1694

Voltaire, [Fran‡ois-Marie Arouet], France, thinker (Candide)

Birth
1695

Henry Purcell, English composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36

Death
1696

J Vanbrughes "Relapse or Virtue in Danger," premieres in London

Event
1710

Barnardo Pasquini, composer, dies at 72

Death
1724

John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist

Birth
1728

Fjodor M graaf Apraksin, Russian gen-admiral, dies at about 57

Death