| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In April - 21

Monday, 15 August 2022

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

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

1899  Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer, dies at 80 on April - 21.  

1900  On April - 21 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 this day in history.  

1904  Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League) on this day in history.  

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

1905  Edmund G "Pat" Brown, (Gov-D-Calif) on April - 21.  

1906  On April - 21 commander Robert Peary discovered supposed Arctic Continent did not exist.  

1906  Tom Burns, editor on April - 21.  

1907  On April - 21 antoni Szalowski, composer  

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

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

1908  Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history rollo May, US, psychologist, Love & Will)  

1910  On April - 21 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 this day in history.  

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 April - 21.  

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

1913  German passenger ship Imperator runs aground on April - 21.  

1913  Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist professor, isolated growth hormones) on this day in history.  

1914  US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history 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 this day in history emanuel Vardi, Jerusalem Israel, violist, SD Symph 1978-82)  

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

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

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 April - 21.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1671  On April - 21 birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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 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 April - 21.  

1557  On this day in history death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

If you could time-travel, where would you go?
Past
Future
Present