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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Sunday, 26 April 2015

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

1779  William Knyvett, composer on this day in history.  

1780  Ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1782  The birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

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

1795  Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint on this day in history.  

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

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

1809  On April - 21 robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)  

1814  On April - 21 beni Egressy, composer  

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

1824  On April - 21 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  Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico on April - 21.  

1837  Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908) on this day in history.  

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

1838  John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras) on April - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  On April - 21 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  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 21.  

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

1672  Johann Philipp Kafer, composer was born on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

1142  On this day in history death of pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)  

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

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on April - 21.  

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

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

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