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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Friday, 26 August 2016

1775  On this day in history alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare)  

1779  On April - 21 william Knyvett, composer  

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

1782  The birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist on this day in history.  

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

1789  On this day in history 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.  

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1795  On April - 21 vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

1803  Levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885 on this day in history.  

1806  On April - 21 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 April - 21.  

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  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  On April - 21 fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)  

1838  On this day in history the birth of John Muir, American naturalist  

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

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

1854  On April - 21 eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons  

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

1855  1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia on April - 21.  

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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 April - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.  

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

1329  On April - 21 death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  On April - 21 henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

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 this day in history.  

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