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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Friday, 25 April 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  "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 this day in history.  

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

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  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.  

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  Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR on this day in history.  

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  Robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama) on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320  

1930  On this day in history fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322  

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

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  On this day in history allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory  

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

1946  SED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany on this day in history.  

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

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  

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

1142  Death of Pierre Abélard, French writer (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

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

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  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)