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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

1779  William Knyvett, composer on this day in history.  

1780  Ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60 on April - 21.  

1782  On April - 21 the birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist  

1785  On April - 21 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  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  Tiradentes, a revolutionary who was leading a movement for Brazil's independence, is hanged, drawn and quartered on this day in history.  

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 April - 21.  

1803  On April - 21 levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885  

1806  Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter on April - 21.  

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

1814  On this day in history beni Egressy, composer  

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

1816  On this day in history charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)  

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

1824  On April - 21 anselmo Clave, composer  

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

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  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  Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908) on April - 21.  

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

1838  On April - 21 john Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)  

1840  On April - 21 franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)  

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

1853  Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer on this day in history.  

1854  On April - 21 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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on April - 21.  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

1619  On this day in history birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

1651  On April - 21 birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

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

1671  On April - 21 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 this day in history alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

1109  On April - 21 anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1142  Death of Pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

1329  Death of Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282) on this day in history.  

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