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Historical Events In April - 21

Friday, 27 November 2020

1775  On this day in history alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare)  

1779  William Knyvett, composer on April - 21.  

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

1782  On this day in history the birth of Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist  

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 April - 21.  

1789  John Adams sworn in as first US VP (9 days before Washington) on April - 21.  

1789  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1795  Vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint on this day in history.  

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

1806  Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter on April - 21.  

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

1814  Beni Egressy, composer on April - 21.  

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

1816  On this day in history charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)  

1818  On April - 21 franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna  

1824  Anselmo Clave, composer on April - 21.  

1828  Noah Webster publishes first American dictionary on this day in history.  

1828  Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary on April - 21.  

1828  On this day in history hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)  

1834  William Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from M‚xico on April - 21.  

1836  Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico on April - 21.  

1837  Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908) on this day in history.  

1838  On April - 21 the birth of John Muir, American naturalist  

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

1840  On April - 21 franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)  

1849  Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization on April - 21.  

1853  On this day in history charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer  

1854  On April - 21 eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons  

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 April - 21.  

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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 April - 21.  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on April - 21.  

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  On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1142  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

1329  Death of Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282) on this day in history.  

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 April - 21.  

1557  On this day in history death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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