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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

1775  Alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare) on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history william Knyvett, composer  

1780  On April - 21 ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60  

1782  The birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist on April - 21.  

1785  Russian tsarina Catharina II ends noble privileges on this day in history.  

1789  On April - 21 john Adams sworn in as first US Vice President, 9 days before Washington is sworn in as president  

1789  On this day in history john Adams sworn in as first US VP (9 days before Washington)  

1789  John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington) on April - 21.  

1792  On this day in history tiradentes, a revolutionary who was leading a movement for Brazil's independence, is hanged, drawn and quartered.  

1794  On April - 21 nYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British  

1795  Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint on this day in history.  

1803  Levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885 on April - 21.  

1806  Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter on April - 21.  

1809  On this day in history robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)  

1814  On April - 21 beni Egressy, composer  

1816  The birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer on April - 21.  

1816  On April - 21 charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)  

1818  On this day in history franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna  

1824  On April - 21 anselmo Clave, composer  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

1828  On this day in history noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary  

1828  Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy) on April - 21.  

1834  On this day in history william Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mxico on April - 21.  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico on April - 21.  

1837  Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908) on this day in history.  

1838  The birth of John Muir, American naturalist on this day in history.  

1838  John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras) on this day in history.  

1840  On April - 21 franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)  

1849  On April - 21 oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization  

1853  On April - 21 charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer  

1854  On this day in history eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons  

1855  On April - 21 first train crosses Miss River's first bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

1855  1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on this day in history.  

1546  On this day in history birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1555  On this day in history birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

1619  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) was born on this day in history.  

1651  On April - 21 birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on April - 21.  

1672  Johann Philipp Kafer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.  

1142  On April - 21 death of pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)  

1329  On April - 21 death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on April - 21.  

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on this day in history.  

1552  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

1557  On April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)