Historical Events In April - 21
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0000 Romulus and Remus found Rome on this day in history.
0953 On April - 21 otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights
1073 Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on April - 21.
1109 On April - 21 anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
1420 On April - 21 treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
1453 Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople on this day in history.
1477 Maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondie at proxy on April - 21.
1488 Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot on this day in history.
1509 On April - 21 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 Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards on this day in history.
1526 Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi on April - 21.
1546 On this day in history arcangelo Crivelli, composer
1552 On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50
1572 France & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant on April - 21.
1574 On this day in history cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54
1600 On April - 21 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 April - 21.
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 Andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61 on April - 21.
1713 Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France on this day in history.
1729 On this day in history sophia Augusta Frederica of Anhalt-Zerbst born. She later ruled Russia under the name Catherine II.
1729 On this day in history catharina II, the Great, writer/emperess of Russia (1762-96)
1730 Antonin Kammel, composer on April - 21.
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 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer (balloonist)