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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  William Knyvett, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington) on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

1795  On this day in history 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 April - 21 robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)  

1814  Beni Egressy, composer on this day in history.  

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

1816  On April - 21 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 April - 21 noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

1828  Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary on April - 21.  

1828  On April - 21 hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)  

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

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

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

1837  On this day in history fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)  

1838  The birth of John Muir, American naturalist on April - 21.  

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  On this day in history oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization  

1853  On April - 21 charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer  

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

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  On this day in history birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

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  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on April - 21.  

1672  Johann Philipp Kafer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on April - 21.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1551  On April - 21 death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.  

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on April - 21.