Historical Events In April - 21
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
1856 On this day in history 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.
1856 The first railroad bridge across Mississippi completed on this day in history.
1857 On April - 21 a Douglas patents the bustle
1857 Alexander Douglas patents the bustle on April - 21.
1861 USS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale on April - 21.
1862 Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '° Feast of Ridv n (JalÉl 13, 20)
1863 On this day in history declaration of aha'u'llah; Baha'i Feast of Ridvan (Jalal 13, 20)
1864 The birth of Max Weber, German sociologist on April - 21.
1864 On April - 21 max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)
1865 Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington on April - 21.
1867 On this day in history benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary
1868 Henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh on April - 21.
1871 On this day in history leo Blech, composer
1871 On this day in history elisabeth Grube, writer, dies
1872 On April - 21 gW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA
1874 On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #137 Meliboea
1876 On this day in history 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 April - 21.
1878 On this day in history albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
1878 Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
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 this day in history charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits)
1887 On April - 21 lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer
1892 On April - 21 black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo
1892 On this day in history the first buffalo born in Golden Gate Park
1892 Jaroslav Kvapil, composer on April - 21.
1894 George Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man," premieres in London on this day in history.
1896 H de Montherlant, writer on April - 21.
1898 On this day in history 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.