Historical Events In April - 21
Monday, 19 April 2021
1856 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 on this day in history.
1856 The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed on April - 21.
1857 On this day in history a Douglas patents the bustle
1857 On this day in history alexander Douglas patents the bustle
1861 On this day in history uSS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale.
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 Declaration of aha'u'llah; Baha'i Feast of Ridvan (Jalal 13, 20) on this day in history.
1864 The birth of Max Weber, German sociologist on April - 21.
1864 On April - 21 max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
1865 On this day in history abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington
1867 On April - 21 benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
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 On April - 21 elisabeth Grube, writer, dies
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 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 First Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn on this day in history.
1878 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist on April - 21.
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 April - 21 potters Field reopened as Madison Park
1886 Charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits) on this day in history.
1887 Lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer on this day in history.
1892 On April - 21 black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo
1892 On April - 21 the first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park
1892 On this day in history jaroslav Kvapil, composer
1894 On April - 21 george Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London
1896 H de Montherlant, writer on this day in history.
1898 Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on first at bat on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history spanish-American War begins
1898 U.S. at war against Spain on this day in history.