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Historical Events In April - 21

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1775  Alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare) on this day in history.  

1779  William Knyvett, composer on April - 21.  

1780  On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60  

1782  The birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist on this day in history.  

1785  Russian tsarina Catharina II ends noble privileges on April - 21.  

1789  John Adams sworn in as first US Vice President, 9 days before Washington is sworn in as president on this day in history.  

1789  John Adams sworn in as first US VP (9 days before Washington) on this day in history.  

1789  On April - 21 john Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)  

1792  On April - 21 tiradentes, a revolutionary who was leading a movement for Brazil's independence, is hanged, drawn and quartered.  

1794  NYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British on April - 21.  

1795  Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint on April - 21.  

1803  On April - 21 levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885  

1806  On this day in history peter van Schendel, Dutch painter  

1809  On April - 21 robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)  

1814  On this day in history beni Egressy, composer  

1816  The birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer on April - 21.  

1816  Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre) on April - 21.  

1818  On this day in history franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna  

1824  On April - 21 anselmo Clave, composer  

1828  Noah Webster publishes first American dictionary on April - 21.  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary  

1828  Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy) on April - 21.  

1834  On this day in history william Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from M‚xico on this day in history.  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)  

1838  The birth of John Muir, American naturalist on this day in history.  

1838  John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras) on this day in history.  

1840  Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis) on this day in history.  

1849  Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization on this day in history.  

1853  Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer on this day in history.  

1854  Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons on this day in history.  

1855  First train crosses Miss River's first bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia on this day in history.  

1855  1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia 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  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on April - 21.  

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on April - 21.  

1552  On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on April - 21.  

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