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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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

1779  On this day in history william Knyvett, composer  

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

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

1785  Russian tsarina Catharina II ends noble privileges on April - 21.  

1789  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 john Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)  

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

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 April - 21 vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

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

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

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

1814  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

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

1824  Anselmo Clave, composer on this day in history.  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

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

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

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  John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras) on this day in history.  

1840  Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis) on April - 21.  

1849  Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization on April - 21.  

1853  On April - 21 charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer  

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

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

1855  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

1546  On April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

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 this day in history birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  On April - 21 birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

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

1672  On April - 21 birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  On April - 21 alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

1109  On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1142  On April - 21 death of pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)  

1329  On April - 21 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 April - 21.  

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