Historical Events In April - 21
Saturday, 27 November 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 On this day in history the first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed
1857 A Douglas patents the bustle on this day in history.
1857 On April - 21 alexander Douglas patents the bustle
1861 USS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
1863 On this day in history declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '° Feast of Ridv n (JalÉl 13, 20)
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 On this day in history max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
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 April - 21 leo Blech, composer
1871 On this day in history elisabeth Grube, writer, dies
1872 On April - 21 gW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA
1874 On April - 21 j Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea
1876 On April - 21 prosper Henry discovers asteroid #162 Laurentia
1878 The ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia on this day in history.
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 April - 21 temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62
1881 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran) on April - 21.
1884 On this day in history 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 Black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo on this day in history.
1892 On April - 21 the first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park
1892 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer on this day in history.
1894 On April - 21 george Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London
1896 H de Montherlant, writer on April - 21.
1898 Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on first at bat on April - 21.
1898 On April - 21 spanish-American War begins
1898 U.S. at war against Spain on this day in history.