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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

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

1779  William Knyvett, composer on April - 21.  

1780  On April - 21 ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60  

1782  On this day in history the birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist  

1785  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1809  On April - 21 robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)  

1814  On April - 21 beni Egressy, composer  

1816  The birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer on April - 21.  

1816  Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre) on this day in history.  

1818  Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna on April - 21.  

1824  On this day in history anselmo Clave, composer  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary  

1828  Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy) on April - 21.  

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

1836  On April - 21 battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mxico  

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

1838  On this day in history john Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)  

1840  Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis) on April - 21.  

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  First train crosses Miss River's first bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia on this day in history.  

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 April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  On April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on April - 21.  

1652  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

1671  On April - 21 birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

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

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  On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1142  On April - 21 death of pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)  

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

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

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on April - 21.  

1552  On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

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

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