Historical Events In April - 21
Sunday, 14 August 2022
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 The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed on April - 21.
1857 On this day in history a Douglas patents the bustle
1857 Alexander Douglas patents the bustle on this day in history.
1861 USS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale on April - 21.
1862 On this day in history congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
1863 On April - 21 declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '° Feast of Ridv n (JalÉl 13, 20)
1863 On April - 21 declaration of aha'u'llah; Baha'i Feast of Ridvan (Jalal 13, 20)
1864 On this day in history the birth of Max Weber, German sociologist
1864 On April - 21 max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
1865 On April - 21 abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington
1867 Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary on April - 21.
1868 Henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh on April - 21.
1871 On this day in history leo Blech, composer
1871 Elisabeth Grube, writer, dies on April - 21.
1872 GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA on April - 21.
1874 J Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea on this day in history.
1876 On April - 21 prosper Henry discovers asteroid #162 Laurentia
1878 On this day in history the ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia
1878 First Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn on April - 21.
1878 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist on April - 21.
1878 On this day in history temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62
1881 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran) on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history potters Field reopened as Madison Park
1886 Charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits) on April - 21.
1887 Lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer on April - 21.
1892 Black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history the first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park
1892 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer on April - 21.
1894 George Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London on April - 21.
1896 On this day in history h de Montherlant, writer
1898 On April - 21 phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on first at bat
1898 Spanish-American War begins on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history u.S. at war against Spain.