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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Tuesday, 29 July 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  On this day in history ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup  

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  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 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  On this day in history daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)  

1924  On this day in history eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64  

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  On this day in history 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  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  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  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  Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany on this day in history.  

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

1945  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

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

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  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  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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)