Historical Events In April - 21
Saturday, 23 September 2023
1985 On this day in history rudi Gernreich, US designer (miniskirt), dies at 62
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 Edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore), dies at 77 on April - 21.
1988 Barbra Striesand records "You'll Never Know" on April - 21.
1989 100,000 chinese students gather for quiet protest in Tiananmen Square on this day in history.
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 Richard Bolling, (Rep-D-Missouri), dies at 74 on April - 21.
1992 On April - 21 "High Rollers" opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway
1992 Robert Harris, murderer, executed in Calif's gas chamber at 39 on April - 21.
1993 On April - 21 hal Schumacher, baseball pitcher, dies at 82
1994 On this day in history clement Merk, animal trainer, dies at 93
1995 On April - 21 robert Elliott Storey Wyatt, cricketer, dies at 93
1996 On April - 21 a H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
1997 On April - 21 andres Rodriguez, Paraguayan president (1989-93), dies
2005 On April - 21 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 Presidential elections are held in Nigeria on April - 21.
2012 On April - 21 two trains in Sloterdijk, Netherlands, injure 117 people in a head on collision
2013 185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military on April - 21.
2014 On April - 21 meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston Marathon
2017 On this day in history taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100
2018 On this day in history oakland A's left hander Sean Manaea no-hits the Boston Red Sox
2019 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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.
2020 Mozambique police say 52 male villagers were killed by Islamist militants earlier this month in Muidumbe District, Cabo Delgado Province, after they refused to join their ranks on April - 21.
2021 On April - 21 russian President Vladimir Putin warns the West not to cross a "red line" in his state of the union address, amid massing of 100,000 Russian troops on Ukraine border
2021 On April - 21 cOVID-19 pandemic: With global case numbers approaching a second peak, India reports 315,000 infections within 24 hours, the highest one-day tally recorded anywhere in the world to date.