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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  On April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  On April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1555  On this day in history birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

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

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on April - 21.  

1652  On April - 21 birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

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

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 April - 21 anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1142  On this day in history death of pierre AbĂ©lard, 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  On April - 21 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 April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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