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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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

1779  William Knyvett, composer on this day in history.  

1780  On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60  

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

1785  On this day in history 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  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 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  Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint on this day in history.  

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

1806  Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

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

1814  Beni Egressy, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1824  On this day in history anselmo Clave, composer  

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

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  William Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

1836  On this day in history 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  On this day in history fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)  

1838  On this day in history the birth of John Muir, American naturalist  

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

1840  Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis) on this day in history.  

1849  Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization on this day in history.  

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 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 People Born On This Day In History

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

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

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)  

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  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.