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Historical Events In April - 21

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history l Carnera discovers asteroid #470 Kilia  

1901  Julian Bautista, composer on this day in history.  

1902  Bernard J H "Ben" Stroman, recensent/writer (Jomtof & Blue Beard) on April - 21.  

1903  Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55) on April - 21.  

1904  On this day in history ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League)  

1904  On this day in history gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67)  

1905  On April - 21 edmund G "Pat" Brown, (Gov-D-Calif)  

1906  On this day in history commander Robert Peary discovered supposed Arctic Continent did not exist.  

1906  On this day in history tom Burns, editor  

1907  Antoni Szalowski, composer on this day in history.  

1908  Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT) on April - 21.  

1908  Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't) on this day in history.  

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

1909  Rollo May, US, psychologist, Love & Will) on this day in history.  

1910  Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens], author, dies in Redding Conn on April - 21.  

1910  On April - 21 cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0  

1910  On this day in history 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  On this day in history feike P Asma, Dutch organist  

1913  German passenger ship Imperator runs aground on this day in history.  

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

1914  On this day in history uS marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months  

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

1915  Andor Kovach, composer on this day in history.  

1916  Sidney Clute, Brooklyn NY, actor, Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey) on April - 21.  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In April - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  On April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  On this day in history birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

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

1619  On April - 21 birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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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  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079) on April - 21.  

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 this day in history.  

1551  On this day in history death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1557  On April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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