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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.  

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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  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on April - 21.  

1619  On this day in history birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  

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

1652  On April - 21 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  On this day in history alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 21.  

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

1329  On April - 21 death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

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

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on April - 21.  

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

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

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