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Historical Events In April - 21

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1967  Military coup in Greece on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history svetlana Alliluyeva (Josef Stalin's daughter) defects in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history andre L Danjon, French astronomer, dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history toby Halicki car-crash film producer 48, killed shooting stunt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history norman Demuth, composer, dies at 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1970  On April - 21 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1971  On this day in history edmund Lowe, actor (Front Page Detective), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1972  On this day in history john Young & Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  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) on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On April - 21 orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Ursula Jeans, actress (Cavalcade, Over the Moon), dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Bill Rodgers wins his first Boston Marathon in 2 9 55 on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Last South Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Jack Allan Westrup, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history bill Rodgers wins his first Boston Marathon in 2:9:55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On April - 21 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On April - 21 broadway play "Annie" opens, first of 2,377 performances  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1981  Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Joe Sawyer actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80 on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history m Watt discovers asteroid #2991  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On April - 21 joe Sawyer, actor (Biff O'Hara-Adventures of Rin Tin Tin), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1983  On this day in history walter Slezak actor, commits suicide at his NY home at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  "Nightline" reverts back from 1 hour to « hour on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  After 37 weeks, "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose" on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1488  Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot was born on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  On April - 21 birth of arcangelo Crivelli, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1555  Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619) was born on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony) was born on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1651  On this day in history birth of blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1652  Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719) was born on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1671  John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  Johann Philipp Kafer, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1073  On this day in history alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1109  Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1142  On this day in history death of pierre AbĂ©lard, French writer (b. 1079)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1329  On this day in history death of frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1551  Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510) on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1552  On this day in history peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Death of Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (b. 1495) on April - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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