Historical Events In April - 21
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
0000 On this day in history romulus and Remus found Rome
0953 On April - 21 otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights
1073 On April - 21 alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies
1109 On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1420 On April - 21 treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
1453 Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople on this day in history.
1477 On April - 21 maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondie at proxy
1488 On April - 21 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot
1509 Henry the VIII becomes King of England on April - 21.
1509 Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1521 On April - 21 battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
1526 On this day in history battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi
1546 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer on April - 21.
1552 Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.
1572 On April - 21 france & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant
1574 On April - 21 cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54
1600 First date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS) on April - 21.
1600 1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS) on this day in history.
1619 On April - 21 john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)
1649 Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship on this day in history.
1652 On April - 21 pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66
1654 On this day in history england & Sweden sign trade agreement
1672 Johann Philipp Kafer, composer on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
1696 On this day in history andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61
1713 Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France on April - 21.
1729 On April - 21 sophia Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst born. She later ruled Russia under the name Catherine II.
1729 Catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96) on April - 21.
1730 On April - 21 antonin Kammel, composer
1730 Jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79 on April - 21.
1736 Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1739 Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord on this day in history.
1749 Johann Michael Malzat, composer on this day in history.
1774 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) on April - 21.