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Historical Events In April - 21

Monday, 20 March 2023

1967  Military coup in Greece on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On April - 21 svetlana Alliluyeva (Josef Stalin's daughter) defects in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Andre L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77 on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Toby Halicki car-crash film producer 48, killed shooting stunt on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Norman Demuth, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On this day in history record 1,152 starters compete in Boston Marathon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  Canadian Pacific unveils Canada's first double-deck passenger train comprising nine air-conditioned cars built by Canadian Vickers Limited at a cost of $2.8 million. The cars went into operation April 27 on the Montreal Lakeshore suburban service on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Edmund Lowe actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81 on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Apollo 17, the last Apollo mission lands on the Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On April - 21 john Young & Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history moonwalk in the Descartes Highlands by CAPT John W. Young, USN Commander of Apollo 16. He was the ninth man to walk on the moon. LCDR Thomas K. Mattingly II, USN was the Command Module Pilot. During the 11 day, 1 hour and 51 minute mission, 213 lbs. of lunar material was collected. Recovery by HC-1 helicopters from USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history ursula Jeans, actress (Cavalcade, Over the Moon), dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Bill Rodgers wins his first Boston Marathon in 2 9 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Last South Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On this day in history jack Allan Westrup, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On April - 21 bill Rodgers wins his first Boston Marathon in 2:9:55  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  A Cadillac convertible, the"last" American-made rag-top automobile, rolled off the assembly line at GM’s Cadillac production facility in Detroit, MI. This ended a tradition that began in 1916 on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  Broadway play "Annie" opens, first of 2,377 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On this day in history gummo [Milton] Marx, US comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  Sandy Denny, country singer, dies at 37 on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Bill Rodgers wins his 3rd Boston Marathon, Rosie Ruiz is disqualified as women's champ as she had not run the entire course on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On April - 21 harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On this day in history joe Sawyer actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  M Watt discovers asteroid #2991 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  Joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Soyuz T-8 is launched [04-20?] on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Walter Slezak actor, commits suicide at his NY home at 80 on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On this day in history "Nightline" reverts back from 1 hour to « hour  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  After 37 weeks, "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On this day in history franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In April - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1488  On April - 21 birth of ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1546  Arcangelo Crivelli, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1555  On this day in history birth of ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1619  On April - 21 birth of john A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1651  Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  On this day in history birth of michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1671  On this day in history birth of john Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1672  On April - 21 birth of johann Philipp Kafer, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In April - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1073  Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1142  Death of Pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079) on April - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1329  Death of Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1509  Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1552  On April - 21 peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1557  On April - 21 death of petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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