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Historical Events In April - 21

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1967  On April - 21 military coup in Greece  

1967  Svetlana Alliluyeva (Josef Stalin's daughter) defects in NYC on April - 21.  

1967  Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games) on April - 21.  

1967  Andre L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77 on April - 21.  

1968  On April - 21 toby Halicki car-crash film producer 48, killed shooting stunt  

1968  On April - 21 norman Demuth, composer, dies at 69  

1969  Record 1,152 starters compete in Boston Marathon on April - 21.  

1970  On this day in history canadian Pacific unveils Canada's first double-deck passenger train comprising nine air-conditioned cars built by Canadian Vickers Limited at a cost of $2.8 million. The cars went into operation April 27 on the Montreal Lakeshore suburban service.  

1971  On April - 21 edmund Lowe actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81  

1971  Edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1972  On April - 21 apollo 17, the last Apollo mission lands on the Moon.  

1972  John Young & Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16) on April - 21.  

1972  Moonwalk in the Descartes Highlands by CAPT John W. Young, USN Commander of Apollo 16. He was the ninth man to walk on the moon. LCDR Thomas K. Mattingly II, USN was the Command Module Pilot. During the 11 day, 1 hour and 51 minute mission, 213 lbs. of lunar material was collected. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14) on April - 21.  

1972  Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched on April - 21.  

1973  Ursula Jeans, actress (Cavalcade, Over the Moon), dies at 66 on April - 21.  

1975  On this day in history bill Rodgers wins his first Boston Marathon in 2 9 55  

1975  Last South Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years on April - 21.  

1975  On April - 21 jack Allan Westrup, composer, dies at 70  

1975  Bill Rodgers wins his first Boston Marathon in 2:9:55 on April - 21.  

1976  On April - 21 a Cadillac convertible, the"last" American-made rag-top automobile, rolled off the assembly line at GM’s Cadillac production facility in Detroit, MI. This ended a tradition that began in 1916.  

1976  Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing on April - 21.  

1977  On this day in history broadway play "Annie" opens, first of 2,377 performances  

1977  On this day in history gummo [Milton] Marx, US comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84  

1978  Sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1980  Bill Rodgers wins his 3rd Boston Marathon, Rosie Ruiz is disqualified as women's champ as she had not run the entire course on this day in history.  

1981  Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies on this day in history.  

1982  Joe Sawyer actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1982  M Watt discovers asteroid #2991 on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80  

1983  Soyuz T-8 is launched [04-20?] on April - 21.  

1983  On this day in history walter Slezak actor, commits suicide at his NY home at 80  

1984  "Nightline" reverts back from 1 hour to « hour on this day in history.  

1984  On April - 21 after 37 weeks, "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose"  

1984  Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph on April - 21.  

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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 this day in history birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  

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

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  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 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  On April - 21 alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  

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

1142  On this day in history death of pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079)  

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

1509  On this day in history 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 April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  

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