Historical Events In April - 21
Monday, 20 March 2023
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1989 On April - 21 james Kirkwood, actor/writer (Devil's Holiday), dies at 64
1990 "Cartoon All Stars to the Rescue" shown on all 4 TV networks on April - 21.
1990 National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards on April - 21.
1990 Johnny Beagley, winner of two 1942 World Series games, dies on April - 21.
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 this day in history hal Schumacher, baseball pitcher, dies at 82
1994 Clement Merk, animal trainer, dies at 93 on April - 21.
1995 On this day in history robert Elliott Storey Wyatt, cricketer, dies at 93
1996 On this day in history a H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
1997 Andres Rodriguez, Paraguayan president (1989-93), dies on April - 21.
2005 On April - 21 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 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 this day in history.
2013 185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military on this day in history.
2014 On April - 21 meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston Marathon
2017 Taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100 on this day in history.
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 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 April - 21.
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.
2020 On this day in history 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.
2021 On this day in history 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 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 on April - 21.
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