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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Sunday, 29 May 2016

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

1779  On this day in history william Knyvett, composer  

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

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

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

1806  On April - 21 peter van Schendel, Dutch painter  

1809  On this day in history 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  Anselmo Clave, composer on April - 21.  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

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

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 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  Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

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  On April - 21 1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1619  On April - 21 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  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

1109  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

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

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on this day in history.  

1552  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

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

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