Historical Events For April - 21
Monday, 23 October 2017
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 Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.
1420 On April - 21 treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
1453 On this day in history turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople
1477 On this day in history maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondie at proxy
1488 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot on April - 21.
1509 On April - 21 henry the VIII becomes King of England
1509 On April - 21 henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52
1521 On April - 21 battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
1526 On April - 21 battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi
1546 On April - 21 arcangelo Crivelli, composer
1552 On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50
1572 On April - 21 france & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant
1574 On this day in history cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54
1600 On this day in history first date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)
1600 1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS) on this day in history.
1619 On this day in history john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)
1649 On April - 21 maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
1652 On this day in history pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66
1654 On April - 21 england & Sweden sign trade agreement
1672 Johann Philipp Kafer, composer on April - 21.
1689 William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England on this day in history.
1696 On April - 21 andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61
1713 On April - 21 louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France
1729 On April - 21 sophia Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst born. She later ruled Russia under the name Catherine II.
1729 On this day in history catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96)
1730 On this day in history antonin Kammel, composer
1730 On April - 21 jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79
1736 Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72 on April - 21.
1739 Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord on this day in history.
1749 Johann Michael Malzat, composer on April - 21.
1774 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) on this day in history.