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Historical Events For April - 21

Thursday, 23 March 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  "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25 on April - 21.  

1919  Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper) on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history 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  On April - 21 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  Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s) on this day in history.  

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1923  Andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel) on April - 21.  

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 April - 21 chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR  

1926  The birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen on April - 21.  

1926  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322  

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

1933  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba on this day in history.  

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  On April - 21 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  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on April - 21.  

1939  Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66 on April - 21.  

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

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

1941  On April - 21 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  John Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

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  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on April - 21.  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1551  On April - 21 death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

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

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on April - 21.  

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