Historical Events In April - 21
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1856 On this day in history the first rail train to pass over the mighty Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, IL made its journey across a newly completed bridge between the two rail centers.
1856 On this day in history the first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed
1857 On this day in history a Douglas patents the bustle
1857 On April - 21 alexander Douglas patents the bustle
1861 On this day in history uSS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale.
1862 Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co on April - 21.
1863 Declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '° Feast of Ridv n (JalÉl 13, 20) on April - 21.
1863 On this day in history declaration of aha'u'llah; Baha'i Feast of Ridvan (Jalal 13, 20)
1864 The birth of Max Weber, German sociologist on April - 21.
1864 Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism) on this day in history.
1865 Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington on this day in history.
1867 Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary on April - 21.
1868 On April - 21 henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh
1871 On this day in history leo Blech, composer
1871 Elisabeth Grube, writer, dies on April - 21.
1872 On this day in history gW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA
1874 J Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea on April - 21.
1876 On this day in history prosper Henry discovers asteroid #162 Laurentia
1878 The ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia on April - 21.
1878 On April - 21 first Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn
1878 On this day in history albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
1878 On this day in history temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62
1881 On April - 21 jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)
1884 On this day in history potters Field reopened as Madison Park
1886 Charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits) on April - 21.
1887 On April - 21 lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer
1892 On this day in history black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo
1892 The first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park on April - 21.
1892 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer on April - 21.
1894 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London
1896 H de Montherlant, writer on this day in history.
1898 On April - 21 phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on first at bat
1898 Spanish-American War begins on April - 21.
1898 U.S. at war against Spain on this day in history.