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Historical Events In April - 21

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

0000  Romulus and Remus found Rome on this day in history.  

0953  On this day in history otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights  

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on April - 21.  

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

1420  Treaty of Saint Maartens Dike on April - 21.  

1453  Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople on this day in history.  

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

1488  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot on this day in history.  

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

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

1521  Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards on April - 21.  

1526  Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi on April - 21.  

1546  On this day in history arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1572  France & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant on April - 21.  

1574  On this day in history cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54  

1600  First date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS) on this day in history.  

1600  1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS) on this day in history.  

1619  On April - 21 john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

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 this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

1689  William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England on this day in history.  

1696  Andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61 on April - 21.  

1713  Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France on this day in history.  

1729  On April - 21 sophia Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst born. She later ruled Russia under the name Catherine II.  

1729  On this day in history catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96)  

1730  On this day in history antonin Kammel, composer  

1730  On April - 21 jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79  

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

1739  Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord on April - 21.  

1749  On April - 21 johann Michael Malzat, composer  

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  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 April - 21 birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on April - 21.  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on April - 21.  

1672  On April - 21 birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

1142  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079) on April - 21.  

1329  On April - 21 death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

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

1551  On April - 21 death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

1552  On April - 21 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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