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.