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Historical Events In April - 21

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

1779  William Knyvett, composer on this day in history.  

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 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 April - 21.  

1789  John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington) on April - 21.  

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

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

1795  On April - 21 vincenzo Pallotti, Italian saint  

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  On this day in history robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Secy State (Confederacy)  

1814  Beni Egressy, composer on this day in history.  

1816  On April - 21 the birth of Charlotte Bronte, British writer  

1816  Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre) on this day in history.  

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

1824  Anselmo Clave, composer on this day in history.  

1828  On April - 21 noah Webster publishes first American dictionary  

1828  Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary on this day in history.  

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

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 April - 21 battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico  

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

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

1838  On April - 21 john Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)  

1840  On this day in history franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)  

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

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

1854  Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons on April - 21.  

1855  First train crosses Miss River's first bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia on April - 21.  

1855  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

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

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

1651  On April - 21 birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1671  On this day in history birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

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  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 21.  

1142  On this day in history death of pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079)  

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

1509  On April - 21 henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

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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