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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Sunday, 26 June 2016

1775  On this day in history alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare)  

1779  On April - 21 william Knyvett, composer  

1780  On this day in history 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 this day in history john Adams sworn in as first US Vice President, 9 days before Washington is sworn in as president  

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

1789  On April - 21 john Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)  

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

1794  NYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British on this day in history.  

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1795  On April - 21 vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

1803  Levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885 on this day in history.  

1806  On April - 21 peter van Schendel, Dutch painter  

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

1814  On this day in history beni Egressy, composer  

1816  On April - 21 the birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer  

1816  On this day in history charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)  

1818  On April - 21 franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna  

1824  On this day in history 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  On this day in history hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)  

1834  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico  

1837  On this day in history fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)  

1838  On April - 21 the birth of John Muir, American naturalist  

1838  On this day in history john Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)  

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

1849  Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization on April - 21.  

1853  Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer on this day in history.  

1854  Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons on this day in history.  

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

1855  On April - 21 1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  On this day in history birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on April - 21.  

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  

1652  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  On this day in history alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 21.  

1142  Death of Pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079) on April - 21.  

1329  On this day in history death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  On this day in history henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on April - 21.  

1552  On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on April - 21.  

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