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Historical Events In April - 21

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1898  On April - 21 phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat  

1898  Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants) on April - 21.  

1898  Louis Theodore Gouvy, composer, dies at 78 on April - 21.  

1899  Clement D'Hooghe, composer on April - 21.  

1899  On this day in history heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer, dies at 80  

1900  On April - 21 heinrich Vogl, composer, dies at 55  

1901  L Carnera discovers asteroid #470 Kilia on this day in history.  

1901  On April - 21 julian Bautista, composer  

1902  Bernard J H "Ben" Stroman, recensent/writer (Jomtof & Blue Beard) on this day in history.  

1903  Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55) on this day in history.  

1904  Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League) on April - 21.  

1904  On April - 21 gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67)  

1905  Edmund G "Pat" Brown, (Gov-D-Calif) on April - 21.  

1906  Commander Robert Peary discovered supposed Arctic Continent did not exist on this day in history.  

1906  Tom Burns, editor on April - 21.  

1907  On April - 21 antoni Szalowski, composer  

1908  On this day in history frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT)  

1908  Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't) on April - 21.  

1908  On April - 21 louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36)  

1909  On April - 21 rollo May, US, psychologist, Love & Will)  

1910  On this day in history mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens], author, dies in Redding Conn  

1910  Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0 on April - 21.  

1910  On April - 21 mark Twain, [Samuel Clemens], auther (Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74  

1911  Leonard Warren, NYC, baritone, Met 1939-60) died on stage on this day in history.  

1912  Feike P Asma, Dutch organist on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history german passenger ship Imperator runs aground  

1913  On this day in history choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones)  

1914  On April - 21 uS marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months  

1915  On April - 21 the birth of Anthony Quinn, American actor  

1915  On April - 21 andor Kovach, composer  

1916  On April - 21 sidney Clute, Brooklyn NY, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey)  

1917  On April - 21 foundation of Imperial War Graves Commission, later Commonwealth War Graves Commission The purpose of the commission was to erect and maintain war memorials and cemeteries  

1917  On this day in history emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist, SD Symph 1978-82)  

1918  "Red" Baron Manfred von Richtofen, killed in WW I 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 this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

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

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on April - 21.  

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on April - 21.  

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  

1672  Johann Philipp Kafer, composer was born on April - 21.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  On April - 21 alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

1109  On April - 21 anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

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

1329  On this day in history death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  On this day in history henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

1551  On April - 21 death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

1552  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on this day in history.  

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