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Historical Events In April - 21

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

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 this day in history.  

1920  On April - 21 bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21]  

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 April - 21.  

1921  On April - 21 jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show)  

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  On April - 21 andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel)  

1924  Daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart) on April - 21.  

1924  On this day in history eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64  

1925  On April - 21 chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR  

1926  On April - 21 the birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen  

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

1927  On this day in history robert Brustein, NYC, dean, Yale School of Drama)  

1930  Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 320 on April - 21.  

1930  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1934  Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game on April - 21.  

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

1935  On this day in history king Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties  

1938  Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1939  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1941  Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany on this day in history.  

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

1945  Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory on this day in history.  

1945  John Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25 on April - 21.  

1946  On this day in history sED, Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  On April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

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  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 April - 21 alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

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

1142  On April - 21 death of pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079)  

1329  Death of Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282) on April - 21.  

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

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

1552  On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

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

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