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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Wednesday, 17 September 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1920  Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on April - 21.  

1921  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

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 April - 21 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  On April - 21 daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)  

1924  On this day in history eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64  

1925  Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR on April - 21.  

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

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

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

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 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 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 April - 21.  

1939  On April - 21 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna  

1939  On April - 21 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  1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio on this day in history.  

1941  Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany on April - 21.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 21.  

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

1672  On April - 21 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 this day in history.  

1142  On April - 21 death of pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)  

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

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on April - 21.  

1551  On this day in history death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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