Historical Events In April - 21
Sunday, 16 May 2021
1898 Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat on this day in history.
1898 Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants) on April - 21.
1898 On this day in history louis Theodore Gouvy, composer, dies at 78
1899 Clement D'Hooghe, composer on this day in history.
1899 On April - 21 heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer, dies at 80
1900 On this day in history heinrich Vogl, composer, dies at 55
1901 On April - 21 l Carnera discovers asteroid #470 Kilia
1901 On April - 21 julian Bautista, composer
1902 Bernard J H "Ben" Stroman, recensent/writer (Jomtof & Blue Beard) on this day in history.
1903 On April - 21 hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)
1904 Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League) on April - 21.
1904 Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67) on April - 21.
1905 On this day in history edmund G "Pat" Brown, (Gov-D-Calif)
1906 Commander Robert Peary discovered supposed Arctic Continent did not exist on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history tom Burns, editor
1907 On April - 21 antoni Szalowski, composer
1908 On April - 21 frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT)
1908 On April - 21 frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't)
1908 Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36) on this day in history.
1909 Rollo May, US, psychologist, Love & Will) on April - 21.
1910 On April - 21 mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens], author, dies in Redding Conn
1910 On April - 21 cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0
1910 On April - 21 mark Twain, [Samuel Clemens], auther (Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74
1911 On this day in history leonard Warren, NYC, baritone, Met 1939-60) died on stage
1912 Feike P Asma, Dutch organist on April - 21.
1913 German passenger ship Imperator runs aground on April - 21.
1913 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones) on April - 21.
1914 US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months on this day in history.
1915 On April - 21 the birth of Anthony Quinn, American actor
1915 On this day in history andor Kovach, composer
1916 On this day in history sidney Clute, Brooklyn NY, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey)
1917 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 on April - 21.
1917 Emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist, SD Symph 1978-82) on this day in history.
1918 "Red" Baron Manfred von Richtofen, killed in WW I on this day in history.