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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Monday, 25 July 2016

1775  Alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare) on April - 21.  

1779  On this day in history william Knyvett, composer  

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

1782  The birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist on April - 21.  

1785  On April - 21 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  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  On this day in history nYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British  

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1795  On this day in history vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

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

1806  Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

1809  Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy) on this day in history.  

1814  Beni Egressy, composer on April - 21.  

1816  On April - 21 the birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer  

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

1834  On this day in history 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 April - 21 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 April - 21 the birth of John Muir, American naturalist  

1838  On April - 21 john Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)  

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

1849  On April - 21 oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization  

1853  Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer on April - 21.  

1854  Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons on this day in history.  

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

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

1555  On April - 21 birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

1619  On this day in history birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

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

1672  On April - 21 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  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  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  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 this day in history death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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