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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Thursday, 21 August 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 this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25  

1919  On this day in history franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper)  

1920  On this day in history john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

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

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 this day in history.  

1930  Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1935  The birth of Charles Grodin, American actor on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1939  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio  

1941  On this day in history greece surrenders to nazi-Germany  

1944  On this day in history nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)  

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

1945  On this day in history john Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1619  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) was born on this day in history.  

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

1672  Johann Philipp Kafer, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1552  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on this day in history.