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Historical Events For April - 21

Thursday, 23 February 2017

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  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  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4] on April - 21.  

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

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.  

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1923  On April - 21 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 this day in history chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR  

1926  On this day in history the birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen  

1926  Elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England, 1952- ) on this day in history.  

1927  On April - 21 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 April - 21 christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79  

1933  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba on April - 21.  

1934  On April - 21 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  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 this day in history herman Finck, composer, dies at 66  

1940  On April - 21 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  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  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 April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

1619  On April - 21 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  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

1671  On April - 21 birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

1672  On April - 21 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  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.  

1142  On this day in history death of pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079)  

1329  On this day in history death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  On April - 21 henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

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)  

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