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Historical Events In April - 21

Friday, 03 July 2020

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 this day in history.  

1919  Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper) on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history john Galsworthy's "Skin Game," premieres in London  

1920  On this day in history 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  On this day in history ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4]  

1921  On this day in history jack Fletcher, Forest Hills NY, actor, Grady, Bob Crane Show)  

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

1922  On this day in history allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)  

1923  Andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel) on this day in history.  

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

1924  Eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR  

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

1926  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79  

1933  On April - 21 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1264 Letaba  

1934  On this day in history moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game  

1935  On April - 21 the birth of Charles Grodin, American actor  

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  Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66 on April - 21.  

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

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

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

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

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

1945  On April - 21 john Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25  

1946  On April - 21 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  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on this day in history.  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on April - 21.  

1555  On this day in history birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  

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

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 April - 21.  

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

1672  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

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

1142  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  

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

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