Historical Events Happened In April - 21
Friday, 26 August 2016
1918 World War I: German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, known as "The Red Baron", is shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France on April - 21.
1918 "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25 on this day in history.
1919 Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper) on April - 21.
1920 On April - 21 john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London
1920 Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on April - 21.
1921 Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 21.
1921 On April - 21 ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4]
1921 Jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show) on this day in history.
1922 On April - 21 the first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Aggies who had died in the previous year.
1922 Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s) on this day in history.
1923 Andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel) on this day in history.
1924 Daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart) on this day in history.
1924 On April - 21 eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64
1925 On April - 21 chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR
1926 The birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen on this day in history.
1926 Elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England, 1952- ) on this day in history.
1927 Robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama) on this day in history.
1930 Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320 on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322
1930 Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1933 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba on April - 21.
1934 On April - 21 moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game
1935 The birth of Charles Grodin, American actor on April - 21.
1935 On April - 21 king Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties
1938 Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1939 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on April - 21.
1939 On this day in history herman Finck, composer, dies at 66
1940 The first $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It", on CBS Radio on April - 21.
1940 On April - 21 1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio
1941 Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany on this day in history.
1944 On April - 21 nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)
1945 Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory on this day in history.
1945 John Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.
1946 On April - 21 sED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany