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Historical Events In April - 21

Monday, 28 September 2020

1918  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 on this day in history.  

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

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  Bruno Maderna, Venice Italy, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21] on April - 21.  

1921  Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup on April - 21.  

1921  On April - 21 ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4]  

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 April - 21.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1930  Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322 on April - 21.  

1930  On this day in history christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Mother), dies at 79  

1933  On this day in history 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 this day in history the birth of Charles Grodin, American actor  

1935  On April - 21 king Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties  

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  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 April - 21.  

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

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

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

1945  On this day in history john Poston, British major/Montgomery's ADC, dies in battle at 25  

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 April - 21.  

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 21.  

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 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  On this day in history alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

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

1142  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

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