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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 April - 21.  

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

1919  Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper) on this day in history.  

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

1920  On April - 21 bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21]  

1921  On April - 21 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  Jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show) on this day in history.  

1922  The first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Aggies who had died in the previous year on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)  

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

1925  Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR on this day in history.  

1926  The birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England, 1952- )  

1927  On April - 21 robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama)  

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

1930  Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322 on this day in history.  

1930  Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79 on April - 21.  

1933  On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba  

1934  Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game on April - 21.  

1935  On this day in history the birth of Charles Grodin, American actor  

1935  King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties on this day in history.  

1938  Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65 on April - 21.  

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  On this day in history the first $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It", on CBS Radio  

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

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 this day in history 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  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on April - 21.  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on April - 21.  

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  On this day in history birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

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 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  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.  

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