Historical Events In April - 21
Monday, 03 August 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 April - 21.
1986 On April - 21 salah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist (b.1930)
1987 On this day in history edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore), dies at 77
1988 On this day in history barbra Striesand records "You'll Never Know"
1989 On this day in history 100,000 chinese students gather for quiet protest in Tiananmen Square
1989 James Kirkwood, actor/writer (Devil's Holiday), dies at 64 on April - 21.
1990 "Cartoon All Stars to the Rescue" shown on all 4 TV networks on this day in history.
1990 On April - 21 national League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards
1990 Johnny Beagley, winner of two 1942 World Series games, dies on this day in history.
1991 On April - 21 richard Bolling, (Rep-D-Missouri), dies at 74
1992 "High Rollers" opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway on this day in history.
1992 On April - 21 robert Harris, murderer, executed in Calif's gas chamber at 39
1993 On April - 21 hal Schumacher, baseball pitcher, dies at 82
1994 Clement Merk, animal trainer, dies at 93 on April - 21.
1995 Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt, cricketer, dies at 93 on this day in history.
1996 A H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies on April - 21.
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history presidential elections are held in Nigeria.
2012 Two trains in Sloterdijk, Netherlands, injure 117 people in a head on collision on April - 21.
2013 185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military on this day in history.
2014 Meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston Marathon on April - 21.
2017 On April - 21 taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100
2018 Oakland A's left hander Sean Manaea no-hits the Boston Red Sox on this day in history.
2019 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 on this day in history.
2019 On April - 21 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.
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 this day in history.