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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Friday, 12 February 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 this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25  

1919  On this day in history franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper)  

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

1920  On this day in history bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21]  

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

1921  On this day in history ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4]  

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 this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel)  

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

1924  On April - 21 eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64  

1925  On this day in history chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR  

1926  On April - 21 the birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen  

1926  Elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England, 1952- ) on April - 21.  

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 April - 21 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 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  King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties on April - 21.  

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 April - 21 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  NFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3) on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory  

1945  On April - 21 john Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25  

1946  SED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on April - 21.  

1619  On April - 21 birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

1651  On April - 21 birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on April - 21.  

1671  On this day in history birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

1672  Johann Philipp Kafer, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 21 anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

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

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

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

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

1552  On this day in history 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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