Historical Events In April - 21
Monday, 06 July 2020
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 this day in history.
1857 A Douglas patents the bustle on this day in history.
1857 Alexander Douglas patents the bustle on this day in history.
1861 USS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale on April - 21.
1862 On April - 21 congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
1863 Declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '¡ Feast of Ridv n (Jalƒl 13, 20) on April - 21.
1863 Declaration of aha'u'llah; Baha'i Feast of Ridvan (Jalal 13, 20) on April - 21.
1864 On April - 21 the birth of Max Weber, German sociologist
1864 On April - 21 max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
1865 On this day in history abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington
1867 On April - 21 benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
1868 On April - 21 henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh
1871 On April - 21 leo Blech, composer
1871 On this day in history elisabeth Grube, writer, dies
1872 GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea
1876 Prosper Henry discovers asteroid #162 Laurentia on April - 21.
1878 The ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia on this day in history.
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 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran) on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history potters Field reopened as Madison Park
1886 Charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits) on this day in history.
1887 On April - 21 lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer
1892 Black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo on this day in history.
1892 On April - 21 the first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park
1892 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer on this day in history.
1894 On April - 21 george Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London
1896 On April - 21 h de Montherlant, writer
1898 On April - 21 phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on first at bat
1898 On April - 21 spanish-American War begins
1898 U.S. at war against Spain on this day in history.