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Historical Events Happened In April - 21

Friday, 26 August 2016

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 April - 21.  

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  On April - 21 john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

1920  Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on April - 21.  

1921  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 21.  

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  On April - 21 the first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Aggies who had died in the previous year.  

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 this day in history.  

1924  Daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart) on this day in history.  

1924  On April - 21 eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64  

1925  On April - 21 chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR  

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

1930  Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320 on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

1934  On April - 21 moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game  

1935  The birth of Charles Grodin, American actor on April - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1939  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

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

1941  Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany on this day in history.  

1944  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 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 April - 21.  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on April - 21.  

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  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.  

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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 April - 21 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  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  On April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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