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Historical Events In April - 21

Monday, 02 August 2021

1918  On this day in history world War I: German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, known as "The Red Baron", is shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France.  

1918  "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25 on April - 21.  

1919  On this day in history franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper)  

1920  John Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London on April - 21.  

1920  Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup  

1921  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4] on this day in history.  

1921  Jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show) on April - 21.  

1922  The first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Aggies who had died in the previous year on this day in history.  

1922  Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s) on this day in history.  

1923  Andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel) on April - 21.  

1924  Daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart) on this day in history.  

1924  On April - 21 eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64  

1925  Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR on this day in history.  

1926  The birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history elizabeth, Alexandra Mary Windsor II, Queen of England, 1952- )  

1927  Robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama) on April - 21.  

1930  On this day in history fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320  

1930  On April - 21 fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322  

1930  Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79 on April - 21.  

1933  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba on April - 21.  

1934  Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game on this day in history.  

1935  The birth of Charles Grodin, American actor on April - 21.  

1935  King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties on April - 21.  

1938  On April - 21 muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65  

1939  On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna  

1939  On this day in history herman Finck, composer, dies at 66  

1940  On April - 21 the first $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It", on CBS Radio  

1940  1st $64 Question, "Take It or Leave It," on CBS Radio on this day in history.  

1941  Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany on April - 21.  

1944  On April - 21 nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)  

1945  On this day in history allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory  

1945  John Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.  

1946  SED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany 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 this day in history.  

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

1555  On this day in history 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 April - 21 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  On April - 21 birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

1672  On April - 21 birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  

1109  On this day in history anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1142  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079) on April - 21.  

1329  On this day in history death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  On April - 21 henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52  

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

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