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Historical Events In April - 21

Thursday, 29 October 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 April - 21.  

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

1899  Clement D'Hooghe, composer on this day in history.  

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

1900  Heinrich Vogl, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

1901  Julian Bautista, composer on April - 21.  

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

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 April - 21.  

1906  On April - 21 tom Burns, editor  

1907  Antoni Szalowski, composer on this day in history.  

1908  Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1910  Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0 on this day in history.  

1910  Mark Twain, [Samuel Clemens], auther (Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74 on April - 21.  

1911  Leonard Warren, NYC, baritone, Met 1939-60) died on stage on April - 21.  

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

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  US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months on April - 21.  

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

1915  Andor Kovach, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1917  On April - 21 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  On this day in history birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1652  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

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

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

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

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

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

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