Historical Events For April - 21
Monday, 05 December 2016
1918 On April - 21 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.
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 John Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London on April - 21.
1920 On April - 21 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)
1924 On April - 21 eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64
1925 On April - 21 chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR
1926 The birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen on this day in history.
1926 On April - 21 elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England, 1952- )
1927 On April - 21 robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama)
1930 On this day in history fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320
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 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba on this day in history.
1934 On April - 21 moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game
1935 On April - 21 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 this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna
1939 On this day in history 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 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 On April - 21 nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)
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 SED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany on April - 21.