Historical Events In April - 21
Thursday, 29 October 2020
0000 On this day in history romulus and Remus found Rome
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 On April - 21 anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1420 On this day in history treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
1453 On April - 21 turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople
1477 On April - 21 maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondie at proxy
1488 On April - 21 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot
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 April - 21.
1521 On April - 21 battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
1526 On April - 21 battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi
1546 On April - 21 arcangelo Crivelli, composer
1552 Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history france & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant
1574 Cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
1652 On this day in history pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66
1654 On April - 21 england & Sweden sign trade agreement
1672 On April - 21 johann Philipp Kafer, composer
1689 On April - 21 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
1696 On this day in history andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61
1713 On April - 21 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 April - 21.
1729 Catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96) on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history antonin Kammel, composer
1730 On this day in history jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79
1736 On April - 21 frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72
1739 Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord on this day in history.
1749 Johann Michael Malzat, composer on April - 21.
1774 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) on April - 21.