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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on April - 21.  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on April - 21.  

1555  On April - 21 birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

1619  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) was born on April - 21.  

1651  On this day in history birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on April - 21.  

1672  On April - 21 birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 21.  

1142  On this day in history death of pierre Ab√©lard, French writer (b. 1079)  

1329  Death of Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282) on April - 21.  

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on April - 21.  

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on this day in history.  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.  

1557  On this day in history death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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