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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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

1779  On April - 21 william Knyvett, composer  

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

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  John Adams sworn in as first US Vice President, 9 days before Washington is sworn in as president on April - 21.  

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  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  On this day in history vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

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

1806  On this day in history peter van Schendel, Dutch painter  

1809  Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy) on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history beni Egressy, composer  

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

1824  Anselmo Clave, composer on April - 21.  

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

1828  Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary on this day in history.  

1828  Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy) on this day in history.  

1834  On April - 21 william Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

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

1849  On this day in history oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization  

1853  Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer on April - 21.  

1854  Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons on April - 21.  

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

1546  On April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

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

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

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on April - 21.  

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

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

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

1509  On April - 21 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  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

1557  On this day in history death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)