Historical Events In April - 21
Friday, 04 December 2020
1985 Rudi Gernreich, US designer (miniskirt), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1986 Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone's vault on TV & finds nothing on this day in history.
1986 On April - 21 salah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist (b.1930)
1987 On April - 21 edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore), dies at 77
1988 Barbra Striesand records "You'll Never Know" on April - 21.
1989 100,000 chinese students gather for quiet protest in Tiananmen Square on April - 21.
1989 James Kirkwood, actor/writer (Devil's Holiday), dies at 64 on April - 21.
1990 On this day in history "Cartoon All Stars to the Rescue" shown on all 4 TV networks
1990 National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards on this day in history.
1990 Johnny Beagley, winner of two 1942 World Series games, dies on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history richard Bolling, (Rep-D-Missouri), dies at 74
1992 On this day in history "High Rollers" opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway
1992 On this day in history robert Harris, murderer, executed in Calif's gas chamber at 39
1993 On this day in history hal Schumacher, baseball pitcher, dies at 82
1994 On April - 21 clement Merk, animal trainer, dies at 93
1995 Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt, cricketer, dies at 93 on April - 21.
1996 On this day in history a H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
1997 On this day in history andres Rodriguez, Paraguayan president (1989-93), dies
2005 On this day in history a bus crash in Vietnam's Central Highlands kills thirty Vietnamese war veterans.
2005 On April - 21 a gunfight on the edge of the Saudi city of Mecca kills two militants and two members of the security forces.2007 Presidential elections are held in Nigeria.
2007 Presidential elections are held in Nigeria on April - 21.
2012 Two trains in Sloterdijk, Netherlands, injure 117 people in a head on collision on April - 21.
2013 On April - 21 185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military
2014 Meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston Marathon on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100
2018 On April - 21 oakland A's left hander Sean Manaea no-hits the Boston Red Sox
2019 On April - 21 teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at a Extinction Rebellion protest in London amid city-wide climate protests where Waterloo Bridge was occupied over four days
2019 A series of bomb attacks occur at eight locations in Sri Lanka, including three churches, four hotels and one housing complex in Colombo, on Easter Sunday, leaving 259 people dead and over 500 injured. This is the first major terrorist attack in the country since the Sri Lankan Civil War ended in 2009 on this day in history.
2019 Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is elected President of Ukraine in a runoff election. Zelensky previously portrayed a fictional Ukrainian president in the television series Servant of the People on April - 21.