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Historical Events In April - 21

Saturday, 10 April 2021

1775  Alexander Anderson, US, engraver/illustrator (Shakespeare) on April - 21.  

1779  William Knyvett, composer on April - 21.  

1780  Ferdinand Zellbell, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

1785  Russian tsarina Catharina II ends noble privileges on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1789  On this day in history john Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)  

1792  Tiradentes, a revolutionary who was leading a movement for Brazil's independence, is hanged, drawn and quartered on this day in history.  

1794  On this day in history nYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British  

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

1803  On this day in history levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885  

1806  Peter van Schendel, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

1809  Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy) on April - 21.  

1814  On April - 21 beni Egressy, composer  

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

1816  On April - 21 charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)  

1818  Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

1824  On April - 21 anselmo Clave, composer  

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

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

1828  On April - 21 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 this day in history.  

1836  On this day in history battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico  

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

1838  On this day in history the birth of John Muir, American naturalist  

1838  John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras) on April - 21.  

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  On this day in history 1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia  

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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 April - 21 birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

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

1651  On this day in history birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  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  On April - 21 death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

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

1557  On April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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