Historical Events In April - 21
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
0000 Romulus and Remus found Rome on this day in history.
0953 Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights on April - 21.
1073 On this day in history alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies
1109 Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 21.
1420 On this day in history treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
1453 Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople on April - 21.
1477 Maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondie at proxy on this day in history.
1488 On this day in history 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 April - 21 battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
1526 On April - 21 battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi
1546 Arcangelo Crivelli, composer on April - 21.
1552 On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50
1572 On this day in history france & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant
1574 Cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54 on April - 21.
1600 On April - 21 first date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)
1600 On April - 21 1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)
1619 John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) on April - 21.
1649 On April - 21 maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
1652 On this day in history pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66
1654 On April - 21 england & Sweden sign trade agreement
1672 On April - 21 johann Philipp Kafer, composer
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 April - 21 louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France
1729 On April - 21 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 April - 21.
1730 Antonin Kammel, composer on April - 21.
1730 On April - 21 jan Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps), dies at 79
1736 On this day in history frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72
1739 Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord on April - 21.
1749 Johann Michael Malzat, composer on April - 21.
1774 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist) on this day in history.