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Historical Events In April - 21

Monday, 08 March 2021

1946  On this day in history robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for S Afr in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies  

1948  1st Polaroid camera was sold in US on this day in history.  

1948  On April - 21 carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer, dies at 66  

1951  Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup on April - 21.  

1951  On April - 21 5th NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3  

1952  On April - 21 bOAC begins first passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)  

1952  BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route) on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history leslie Banks, actor (Henry V, 21 Days, Eye Witness), dies at 61  

1954  Gregori Malenkov becomes premier of USSR on April - 21.  

1954  On April - 21 uSAF flies French battalion to Vietnam  

1955  On this day in history bkln Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season  

1956  On this day in history elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel," becomes #1  

1957  Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history alf Dean using a rod & reel hooks a 2,664lb, 16' 10" white shark  

1959  On this day in history 1211-kg great white shark becomes largest fish ever caught on a rod  

1960  Brasilia becomes the capital of Brazil on April - 21.  

1960  On this day in history brasilia becomes capital of Brazil  

1961  French army revolts in Algeria on this day in history.  

1961  James Melton opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1961  On April - 21 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m  

1961  Dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO on this day in history.  

1961  James Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1962  Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington (think Space Needle) on April - 21.  

1962  Frederick Handley Page designer of first big airplane (40 seats), dies on this day in history.  

1962  On April - 21 century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington  

1962  On this day in history frederick Handley Page, designer of 1st big airplane (40 seats), dies  

1963  Beatles meet Rolling Stones for first time on April - 21.  

1963  On April - 21 the Beatles and The Rolling Stones met for the first time at the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond, England  

1963  Beatles meet Rolling Stones for 1st time on April - 21.  

1964  Pirates & Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5 on April - 21.  

1965  On this day in history new York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season  

1965  On April - 21 edward V Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), dies at 72  

1966  On this day in history emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica  

1967  Dodgers first rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games) on April - 21.  

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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 April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on April - 21.  

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

1651  On this day in history birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  

1652  On April - 21 birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  

1671  On this day in history 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 April - 21.  

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.  

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

1329  On April - 21 death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on April - 21.  

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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