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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Friday, 29 July 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 April - 21 "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25  

1919  On April - 21 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  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 21.  

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 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)  

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

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  On this day in history the birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen  

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

1927  On this day in history robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama)  

1930  Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320 on this day in history.  

1930  Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322 on April - 21.  

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

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

1934  On April - 21 moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game  

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  On April - 21 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna  

1939  Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1940  The first $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It", on CBS Radio on this day in history.  

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

1941  On April - 21 greece surrenders to nazi-Germany  

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

1945  On April - 21 allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory  

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 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 this day in history.  

1546  On this day in history birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

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

1619  On April - 21 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 April - 21.  

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

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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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  On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1142  Death of Pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079) on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.  

1557  On April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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