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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Thursday, 02 October 2014

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 April - 21.  

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

1920  On April - 21 john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

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

1921  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 21.  

1921  On this day in history 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  On April - 21 allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)  

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

1924  Daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart) on April - 21.  

1924  Eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1925  On April - 21 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 April - 21.  

1930  Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320 on April - 21.  

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

1930  On this day in history christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79  

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

1934  Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game on this day in history.  

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

1935  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history 1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio  

1941  On this day in history greece surrenders to nazi-Germany  

1944  On April - 21 nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)  

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

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  

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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  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 this day in history.  

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

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

1329  On April - 21 death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

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 April - 21.  

1552  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

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