Historical Events In April - 21
Thursday, 02 July 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 A Douglas patents the bustle on April - 21.
1857 On this day in history alexander Douglas patents the bustle
1861 USS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale on April - 21.
1862 On this day in history congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
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 On April - 21 the birth of Max Weber, German sociologist
1864 Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism) on April - 21.
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 April - 21 leo Blech, composer
1871 On April - 21 elisabeth Grube, writer, dies
1872 GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA on April - 21.
1874 On April - 21 j Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea
1876 Prosper Henry discovers asteroid #162 Laurentia on this day in history.
1878 The ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia on this day in history.
1878 First Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn on April - 21.
1878 On April - 21 albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
1878 Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62 on April - 21.
1881 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran) on April - 21.
1884 Potters Field reopened as Madison Park on this day in history.
1886 Charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits) on April - 21.
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 this day in history the first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park
1892 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer on April - 21.
1894 On April - 21 george Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London
1896 H de Montherlant, writer on April - 21.
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 April - 21.