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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Monday, 08 February 2016

1775  Alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare) on April - 21.  

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 this day in history 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  John Adams sworn in as first US VP (9 days before Washington) on this day in history.  

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

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

1814  Beni Egressy, composer on April - 21.  

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

1816  Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre) on April - 21.  

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

1824  On this day in history anselmo Clave, composer  

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

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

1828  Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy) on April - 21.  

1834  On this day in history william Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

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 this day in history.  

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 April - 21 oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization  

1853  On this day in history charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer  

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  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 April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

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

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

1619  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) was born on April - 21.  

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1671  On April - 21 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  On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

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

1329  On April - 21 death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  On April - 21 henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

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

1552  On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

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

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