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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1775  On April - 21 alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare)  

1779  William Knyvett, composer on April - 21.  

1780  Ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60 on April - 21.  

1782  On this day in history the birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist  

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

1789  John Adams sworn in as first US Vice President, 9 days before Washington is sworn in as president on this day in history.  

1789  On April - 21 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 this day in history.  

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.  

1795  On April - 21 vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

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

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

1809  Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy) on April - 21.  

1814  On this day in history beni Egressy, composer  

1816  The birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer on this day in history.  

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

1818  Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna on April - 21.  

1824  On this day in history anselmo Clave, composer  

1828  Noah Webster publishes first American dictionary on this day in history.  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary  

1828  On April - 21 hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)  

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 this day in history.  

1837  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons  

1855  On this day in history first train crosses Miss River's first bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

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 this day in history.  

1555  On April - 21 birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

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 April - 21.  

1652  On April - 21 birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

1671  On this day in history birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

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

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  Death of Pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

1329  Death of Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282) on April - 21.  

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

1551  On this day in history death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on this day in history.