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Historical Events For April - 21

Monday, 24 April 2017

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

1919  Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper) on April - 21.  

1920  John Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London on April - 21.  

1920  Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on this day in history.  

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

1921  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4] on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show)  

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 April - 21.  

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1923  On April - 21 andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel)  

1924  On April - 21 daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)  

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 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  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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history the birth of Charles Grodin, American actor  

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 this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna  

1939  On April - 21 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  On this day in history greece surrenders to nazi-Germany  

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

1945  On April - 21 allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory  

1945  John Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.  

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  On April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  On April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1555  On April - 21 birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

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

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

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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 April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

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

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

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

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