Historical Events In April - 21
Saturday, 24 October 2020
0000 On April - 21 romulus and Remus found Rome
0953 Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights on this day in history.
1073 On April - 21 alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies
1109 On April - 21 anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1420 On this day in history treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
1453 On April - 21 turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople
1477 Maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondie at proxy on April - 21.
1488 On April - 21 ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot
1509 On this day in history henry the VIII becomes King of England
1509 On this day in history henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52
1521 On this day in history battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
1526 Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi on April - 21.
1546 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer on this day in history.
1552 Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1572 On April - 21 france & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant
1574 Cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54 on this day in history.
1600 On this day in history first date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)
1600 On this day in history 1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)
1619 John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) on this day in history.
1649 Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship on this day in history.
1652 Pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1654 England & Sweden sign trade agreement on April - 21.
1672 Johann Philipp Kafer, composer on this day in history.
1689 On April - 21 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
1696 On April - 21 andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61
1713 On this day in history louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France
1729 On this day in history sophia Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst born. She later ruled Russia under the name Catherine II.
1729 Catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96) on this day in history.
1730 On this day in history antonin Kammel, composer
1730 On April - 21 jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79
1736 On April - 21 frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72
1739 On this day in history spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord
1749 On April - 21 johann Michael Malzat, composer
1774 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) on this day in history.