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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

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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 this day in history.  

1918  "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25 on April - 21.  

1919  Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper) on April - 21.  

1920  John Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London on April - 21.  

1920  Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup  

1921  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4] on April - 21.  

1921  On this day in history jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show)  

1922  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

1923  On April - 21 andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel)  

1924  On this day in history daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)  

1924  Eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64 on April - 21.  

1925  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

1927  Robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama) on April - 21.  

1930  On this day in history fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320  

1930  On this day in history fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322  

1930  On April - 21 christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79  

1933  On April - 21 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba  

1934  On this day in history moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game  

1935  The birth of Charles Grodin, American actor on this day in history.  

1935  On April - 21 king Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties  

1938  On April - 21 muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65  

1939  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1940  On April - 21 1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio  

1941  On April - 21 greece surrenders to nazi-Germany  

1944  On this day in history nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)  

1945  Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history john Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25  

1946  SED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany 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  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on April - 21.  

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

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 April - 21 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  On April - 21 alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 21.  

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

1329  On this day in history death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

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

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

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

1557  On this day in history death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)