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Historical Events In April - 21

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

1946  On April - 21 robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for S Afr in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies  

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

1948  Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer, dies at 66 on April - 21.  

1951  On April - 21 toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 1 for the Stanley Cup  

1951  On this day in history 5th NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3  

1952  On this day in history bOAC begins first passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)  

1952  BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route) on April - 21.  

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

1954  On this day in history gregori Malenkov becomes premier of USSR  

1954  USAF flies French battalion to Vietnam on this day in history.  

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

1956  On April - 21 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  Alf Dean using a rod & reel hooks a 2,664lb, 16' 10" white shark on April - 21.  

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 April - 21.  

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

1961  USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m on April - 21.  

1961  Dirk U Suffocated chosen as sec-gen of NATO on April - 21.  

1961  On April - 21 james Melton, opera tenor (Ford Festival), dies at 57  

1962  On April - 21 century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington (think Space Needle)  

1962  Frederick Handley Page designer of first big airplane (40 seats), dies on April - 21.  

1962  Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington on April - 21.  

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

1963  On this day in history beatles meet Rolling Stones for first time  

1963  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1964  On April - 21 pirates & Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5  

1965  On April - 21 new York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season  

1965  Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1966  Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica on this day in history.  

1967  Dodgers first rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games) on this day in history.  

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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  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  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on April - 21.  

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

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  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  

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

1142  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079) on April - 21.  

1329  On April - 21 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  On April - 21 death of oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)  

1552  Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on April - 21.  

1557  On April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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