Historical Events In April - 21
Saturday, 23 September 2023
1856 The first rail train to pass over the mighty Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, IL made its journey across a newly completed bridge between the two rail centers on this day in history.
1856 The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed on April - 21.
1857 On April - 21 a Douglas patents the bustle
1857 On April - 21 alexander Douglas patents the bustle
1861 On this day in history uSS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale.
1862 On April - 21 congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
1863 On April - 21 declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '¡ Feast of Ridv n (Jalƒl 13, 20)
1863 Declaration of aha'u'llah; Baha'i Feast of Ridvan (Jalal 13, 20) on this day in history.
1864 On April - 21 the birth of Max Weber, German sociologist
1864 On this day in history max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
1865 On April - 21 abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington
1867 On this day in history benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
1868 On April - 21 henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh
1871 Leo Blech, composer on April - 21.
1871 On this day in history elisabeth Grube, writer, dies
1872 GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA on April - 21.
1874 J Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea on April - 21.
1876 On April - 21 prosper Henry discovers asteroid #162 Laurentia
1878 On April - 21 the ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia
1878 First Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn on this day in history.
1878 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist on this day in history.
1878 Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62 on April - 21.
1881 On April - 21 jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)
1884 Potters Field reopened as Madison Park on this day in history.
1886 On April - 21 charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits)
1887 On this day in history lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer
1892 On April - 21 black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo
1892 The first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park on this day in history.
1892 On April - 21 jaroslav Kvapil, composer
1894 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London
1896 H de Montherlant, writer on April - 21.
1898 Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on first at bat on April - 21.
1898 Spanish-American War begins on April - 21.
1898 On this day in history u.S. at war against Spain.