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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Sunday, 01 March 2015

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

1779  William Knyvett, composer on April - 21.  

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

1782  The birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist on this day in history.  

1785  On April - 21 russian tsarina Catharina II ends noble privileges  

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

1792  Tiradentes, a revolutionary who was leading a movement for Brazil's independence, is hanged, drawn and quartered on April - 21.  

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 this day in history vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

1803  On this day in history levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885  

1806  On April - 21 peter van Schendel, Dutch painter  

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

1814  Beni Egressy, composer on this day in history.  

1816  On this day in history the birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer  

1816  Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre) on this day in history.  

1818  Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

1824  On April - 21 anselmo Clave, composer  

1828  On this day in history noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

1828  Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary on April - 21.  

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

1834  William Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on April - 21.  

1836  On April - 21 battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mxico  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico on this day in history.  

1837  Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908) on April - 21.  

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

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 April - 21.  

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In April - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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 April - 21 birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

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  On April - 21 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  On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.  

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