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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

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

1779  On April - 21 william Knyvett, composer  

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

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

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

1789  John Adams sworn in as first US Vice President, 9 days before Washington is sworn in as president on this day in history.  

1789  On this day in history john Adams sworn in as first US VP (9 days before Washington)  

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 April - 21.  

1794  NYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British on April - 21.  

1795  On April - 21 vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

1803  On this day in history levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885  

1806  On April - 21 peter van Schendel, Dutch painter  

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

1814  On April - 21 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 April - 21.  

1818  On April - 21 franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna  

1824  Anselmo Clave, composer on April - 21.  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

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

1828  On this day in history hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)  

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

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

1836  On this day in history battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico  

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  On this day in history franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)  

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 this day in history.  

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 April - 21.  

1546  On April - 21 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 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  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  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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 April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)