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Historical Events In April - 21

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

0000  Romulus and Remus found Rome on April - 21.  

0953  Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights on this day in history.  

1073  On this day in history alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

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

1420  Treaty of Saint Maartens Dike on April - 21.  

1453  On April - 21 turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople  

1477  Maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondie at proxy on this day in history.  

1488  On this day in history ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1509  On this day in history henry the VIII becomes King of England  

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

1521  Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards on this day in history.  

1526  On April - 21 battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer on April - 21.  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.  

1572  On April - 21 france & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant  

1574  Cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54 on April - 21.  

1600  On this day in history first date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)  

1600  1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS) on April - 21.  

1619  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) on April - 21.  

1649  Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship on April - 21.  

1652  On this day in history pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66  

1654  England & Sweden sign trade agreement on April - 21.  

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

1689  On April - 21 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England  

1696  On April - 21 andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61  

1713  On this day in history louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France  

1729  Sophia Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst born. She later ruled Russia under the name Catherine II on this day in history.  

1729  Catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96) on this day in history.  

1730  Antonin Kammel, composer on April - 21.  

1730  On this day in history jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79  

1736  Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72 on April - 21.  

1739  On this day in history spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord  

1749  Johann Michael Malzat, composer on April - 21.  

1774  Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) 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 April - 21.  

1555  On April - 21 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  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 this day in history birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

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

1142  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, 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  On this day in history henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on this day in history.  

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)  

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