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Historical Events In April - 21

Tuesday, 09 March 2021

1918  On April - 21 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 April - 21.  

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 this day in history 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 April - 21.  

1923  On this day in history andrea Domburg, Dutch actress, (Theo d'Or Prize, Keetje Tippel)  

1924  On this day in history daniel Melnick, NYC, producer, Get Smart)  

1924  Eleanora Duse, Ital actress (La Gioconda, La Locandiera), dies at 64 on April - 21.  

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

1926  The birth of Elizabeth II, British Queen on April - 21.  

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 April - 21 fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322  

1930  On April - 21 christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79  

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  On this day in history the birth of Charles Grodin, American actor  

1935  King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties on this day in history.  

1938  Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65 on April - 21.  

1939  C Jackson discovers asteroid #1505 Koranna on April - 21.  

1939  On April - 21 herman Finck, composer, dies at 66  

1940  On this day in history 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  On this day in history greece surrenders to nazi-Germany  

1944  On this day in history nFL Chic Cardinals & Pitts Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)  

1945  Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory on April - 21.  

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

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 this day in history birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  

1546  On April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  

1619  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) was born on April - 21.  

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  

1652  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

1671  On this day in history birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on April - 21.  

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