Today in History April 21: What Happened on This Date? Awkward Events!

  • 753 Events: — BC Romulus and Remus found Rome (traditional date)
  • 1526 Events: —First Battle of Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, establishing the Mughal Empire in India

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Today in History April 21 Awkward Events!

  • 1792 Events: — Brazilian revolutionary Tiradentes, is hanged, drawn and quartered in Rio de Janeiro
  • 1863 Events: —Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bahá’í Faith, enters garden of Rivden near Baghdad. He makes his declaration as a Messenger of God during the 12 days spent there
  • 1918 Events: —World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen “The Red Baron”, shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France, Canadian pilot Arthur Roy Brown credited with the kill
  • 1989 Events: —Thousands of Chinese crowd into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square cheering students demanding greater political freedom
  • 1836 Events: —Battle of San Jacinto, Texas wins independence from Mexico
  • 1855 Events: —1st train crosses Mississippi River’s 1st bridge, from Rock Island, Illinois to Davenport, Iowa
  • 1857 Events: —Alexander Douglas patents the bustle
  • 1862 Events: —Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Colorodo
  • 1862 Events: —Ellen Price Wood’s “East Lynne” premieres in Boston
  • 1863 Events: —Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bahá’í Faith, enters garden of Rivden near Baghdad. He makes his declaration as a Messenger of God during the 12 days spent there
  • 1905 Events: —The elective assembly of Crete proclaims union with Greece
  • 1908 Events: —American polar explorer Frederick Cook claims to have been the 1st person reach North Pole on this date (disputed)

Today in History April 21: What Happened on This Date? Awkward Events!

  • 1910 Events: —Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0
  • 1913 Events: —17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson in 2:25:14.8
  • 1913 Events: —German passenger ship Imperator runs aground
  • 1914 Events: —US marines occupy Vera Cruz, a major Mexican port; they will stay for 6 months
  • 1916 Events: —Ulster Protestant and Irish nationalist Sir Roger Casement lands at Tralee Bay, Ireland from a German submarine; discovered at McKenna’s Fort and arrested by the Royal Irish Constabulary
  • 1916 Events: —The Aud, carrying a cargo of 20,000 rifles to assist Irish republicans in staging what would become the 1916 Rising, is captured by the British Navy and forced to sail towards Cork Harbour
  • 1934 Events: —Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game
  • 1935 Events: —King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties
  • 1940 Events: —1st $64 Question, “Take It or Leave It,” on CBS Radio
  • 1941 Events: —Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany
  • 1944 Events: —NFL Chic Cardinals & Pittsburgh Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)
  • 1945 Events: —Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory
  • 1945 Events: —He Shima Okinawa conquered in 5 days, 5,000 die
  • 1945 Events: —Ivor Novello’s “Perchance to Dream” premieres in London
  • 1945 Events: —Soviet army arrives at outskirts of Berlin
  • 1945 Events: —US 7th Army reaches Nuremberg
  • 1946 Events: —Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany
  • 1947 Events: —51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39; world best time
  • 1948 Events: —Basketball Association of America Finals: Baltimore Bullets beat Philadelphia Warriors, 88-73 to take series, 4 games to 2
  • 1951 Events: —NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat New York Knicks, 79-75 to take series 4 games to 3; first Finals appearance for both teams
  • 1951 Events: —Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 3-2 for a 4-1 series victory

Today in History April 21 1900s

  • 1952 Events: —56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53
  • 1952 Events: —BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)
  • 1952 Events: —Secretaries’ Day (now Administrative Professionals’ Day) is first celebrated
  • 1967 Events: —Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)
  • 1967 Events: —Evangelical Broadcasting begins in Netherlands
  • 1967 Events: — Military coup in Greece, Konstantinos Kollias becomes premier
  • 1967 Events: —Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Allilueva arrives in New York City after defecting to the US
  • 1968 Events: —22nd Tony Awards: Rosencranz & Guilderstern & Hallelujah Baby! win
  • 1969 Events: —73rd Boston Marathon: Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan wins in 2:13:49; American Sara Mae Berman 1st woman in 3:22:46 (unsanctioned)
  • 1969 Events: —The Ministry of Defence in London announces that British troops would be used in Northern Ireland to guard key public installations following a series of bombings
  • 1970 Events: —Reds clout 7 HRs by 6 batters, Braves counter with 3 HRs, 6 for one team & 9 different batters for two teams, all tie or set records
  • 1970 Events: —The Principality of Hutt River (previously Hutt River Province) secedes from Australia – it remains unrecognised by Australia or other nations
  • 1970 Events: —The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) is formed; it attempts to appeal to Catholics and Protestant to unite in support of moderate policies
  • 1971 Events: —Original Codex Reguis (with Edda-liederen) returns to Iceland
  • 1972 Events: —John Young & Charles Duke explores the Moon as part of mission Apollo 16
  • 1972 Events: —Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched
  • 1974 Events: —28th Tony Awards: River Niger & Raisin win
  • 1975 Events: —79th Boston Marathon: American Bill Rodgers wins men’s section in race record 2:09:55; Liane Winter of West Germany women’s champion in 2:42:24 (female world record)

Today in History April 21: What Happened on This Date?

753 Events: —BC Romulus and Remus found Rome (traditional date)

43 Events: —BC Battle of Mutina: Mark Antony is again defeated in battle by Aulus Hirtius, who is killed. Antony fails to capture Mutina and Decimus Brutus is murdered shortly after.

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953 Events: —Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights

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1420 Events: —Treaty of Saint Maartens Dike

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1453 Events: —Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople

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1521 Events: — Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards

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1526 Events: — First Battle of Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, establishing the Mughal Empire in India

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1536 Events: — Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn’s downfall while feigning illness

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1572 Events: — France & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant

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1600 Events: — 1st date in James Clavell’s novel Shogun (OS)

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1649 Events: — Maryland Toleration Act passed in the American colony, allowing freedom of worship for Christians but sentencing to death anyone who rejected the divinity of Jesus

1654 Events: — England & Sweden sign trade agreement

1689 Events: — William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed King & Queen of England

1739 Events: — Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord

1785 Events: — Catherine II of Russia confers on the nobility the “Charter to the Nobility”, increasing further the power of the landed oligarchs

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1789 Events: — John Adams sworn in as 1st US Vice President (9 days before Washington)

1792 Events: —Brazilian revolutionary Tiradentes, is hanged, drawn and quart ered in Rio de Janeiro

1794 Events: — NYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publicly owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British.

1796 Events: — Napoleon and the French defeat the Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi

1818 Events: — Franz Grillparzer’s “Sappho” premieres in Vienna

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1820 Events: — Danish scientist Hans Christian Ørsted is the first to identify electromagnetism, when he observes a compass needle

1836 Events: — Battle of San Jacinto, Texas wins independence from Mexico

1855 Events: — 1st train crosses Mississippi River’s 1st bridge, from Rock Island, Illinois to Davenport, Iowa

1857 Events: — Alexander Douglas patents the bustle

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1862 Events: — Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Colorodo

1862 Events: — Ellen Price Wood’s “East Lynne” premieres in Boston

1863 Events: — Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bahá’í Faith, enters garden of Rivden near Baghdad. He makes his declaration as a Messenger of God during the 12 days spent there

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1865 Events: — Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train leaves Washington

1878 Events: — First Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn

1878 Events: — NY installs 1st firehouse pole

1878 Events: — Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Inscrutabili

1878 Events: — Ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia

1884 Events: — Potters Field reopened as Madison Park

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1892 Events: — Black longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis, Missouri

1894 Events: — George Bernard Shaw’s “Arms & the Man” premieres in London

1898 Events: — Phillies’ pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat

1898 Events: — Spanish–American War: The U.S. Congress, on April 25, recognizes that a state of war exists between the United States and Spain

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1902 Events: — 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor in 2:43:12

1904 Events: — Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League)

1905 Events: — The elective assembly of Crete proclaims union with Greece

1908 Events: — American polar explorer Frederick Cook claims to have been the 1st person reach North Pole on this date (disputed)

1910 Events: — Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0

1913 Events: — 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson in 2:25:14.8

1913 Events: — German passenger ship Imperator runs aground

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1914 Events: — US marines occupy Vera Cruz, a major Mexican port; they will stay for 6 months

1916 Events: — Ulster Protestant and Irish nationalist Sir Roger Casement lands at Tralee Bay, Ireland from a German submarine; discovered at McKenna’s Fort and arrested by the Royal Irish Constabulary

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1916 Events: — The Aud, carrying a cargo of 20,000 rifles to assist Irish republicans in staging what would become the 1916 Rising, is captured by the British Navy and forced to sail towards Cork Harbour

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1918 Events: — World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen “The Red Baron”, shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France, Canadian pilot Arthur Roy Brown credited with the kill

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1919 Events: — 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder in 2:29:13.4

1920 Events: — John Galsworthy’s “Skin Game” premieres in London

1922 Events: — The first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Aggies who had died in the previous year

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1924 Events: — 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar for the third consecutive year in 2:29:40.2; 4th race victory

1925 Events: — Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR

1925 Events: — No baseball games played in NL due to Charles Ebbets’ funeral

1925 Events: — Noël Coward’s “Fallen Angels” premieres in London

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1928 Events: — “The Passion of Joan of Arc”, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, starring Renée Jeanne Falconetti and Eugène Silvain, is released in Denmark

1930 Events: — 34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar in 2:34:48.2; his 7th victory in the event

1930 Events: — Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322

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1930 Events: — Vladimir Mayakovsky’s “Moskva Golid” premieres in Moscow

1930 Events: — “All Quiet on the Western Front” based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque, directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Louis Wolheim and Lew Ayres premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Outstanding Production 1930)

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1933 Events: — German philosopher Martin Heidegger elected rector of University of Freiburg

1934 Events: — Moe Berg, Senators catcher, plays AL record 117th cons errorless game

1935 Events: — King Boris of Bulgaria forbids all political parties

1940 Events: — 1st $64 Question, “Take It or Leave It,” on CBS Radio

1941 Events: — Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany

1944 Events: — NFL Chic Cardinals & Pittsburgh Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec 3)

1945 Events: — Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory

1945 Events: — He Shima Okinawa conquered in 5 days, 5,000 die

1945 Events: — Ivor Novello’s “Perchance to Dream” premieres in London

1945 Events: — Soviet army arrives at outskirts of Berlin

1945Events: — US 7th Army reaches Nuremberg

1946 Events: — Socialistic Einheitspartei Germany forms in East Germany

1947 Events: — 51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39; world best time

1948 Events: — Basketball Association of America Finals: Baltimore Bullets beat Philadelphia Warriors, 88-73 to take series, 4 games to 2

1951 Events: — NBA Championship: Rochester Royals beat New York Knicks, 79-75 to take series 4 games to 3; first Finals appearance for both teams

1951 Events: — Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens, 3-2 for a 4-1 series victory

1952 Events: — 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53

1952 Events: — BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)

1952 Events: — Secretaries’ Day (now Administrative Professionals’ Day) is first celebrated

1954 Events: — Georgi Malenkov becomes premier of USSR

1954 Events: — USAF flies French battalion to Vietnam

1955 Events: — Brooklyn Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season

1955 Events: — J Lawrence & R E Lee’s “Inherit the Wind” premieres in NYC

1955 Events: — Minas Gerais Argentina tunnel caves in; 30 die

1956 Events: — Elvis Presley’s 1st hit record, “Heartbreak Hotel”, becomes #1

1957 Events: — Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fidei Donum

1958 Events: — 62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalić of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54

1959 Events: — Alf Dean using a rod & reel hooks a 2,664lb, 16′ 10″ great white shark off the coast of Ceduna, Australia

1960Events: — Brasilia becomes capital of Brazil

1960 Events: — Founding of the Orthodox Bahá’í Faith in Washington, D.C.

1961 Events: — Dirk Stikker chosen as secretary general of NATO

1961 Events: — French army revolts in Algeria

1961 Events: — USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,000 m

1962 Events: — Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington

1962 Events: — 9th National Film Awards (India): “Bhagini Nivedita” wins the Golden Lotus

1963 Events: — Beatles meet The Rolling Stones for the 1st time

1963 Events: — The Universal House of Justice of the Bahá’í Faith is elected for the first time

1964 Events: — Pirates & Cubs combine for 9 HRs, Pirates win 8-5

1965 Events: — New York World’s Fair reopens for 2nd & final season

1966 Events: — Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie visits Kingston, Jamaica

1967 Events: — Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)

1967 Events: — Evangelical Broadcasting begins in Netherlands

1967 Events: — Military coup in Greece, Konstantinos Kollias becomes premier

1967 Events: — Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Allilueva arrives in New York City after defecting to the US

1968 Events: — 22nd Tony Awards: Rosencranz & Guilderstern & Hallelujah Baby! win

1969 Events: — 73rd Boston Marathon: Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan wins in 2:13:49; American Sara Mae Berman 1st woman in 3:22:46 (unsanctioned)

1969 Events: — The Ministry of Defence in London announces that British troops would be used in Northern Ireland to guard key public installations following a series of bombings

1970 Events: — Reds clout 7 HRs by 6 batters, Braves counter with 3 HRs, 6 for one team & 9 different batters for two teams, all tie or set records

1970 Events: — The Principality of Hutt River (previously Hutt River Province) secedes from Australia – it remains unrecognised by Australia or other nations

1970 Events: — The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) is formed; it attempts to appeal to Catholics and Protestant to unite in support of moderate policies

1971 Events: — Original Codex Reguis (with Edda-liederen) returns to Iceland

1972 Events: — John Young & Charles Duke explores the Moon as part of mission Apollo 16

1972 Events: — Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 4 (Copernicus) launched

1974 Events: — 28th Tony Awards: River Niger & Raisin win

1975 Events: — 79th Boston Marathon: American Bill Rodgers wins men’s section in race record 2:09:55; Liane Winter of West Germany women’s champion in 2:42:24 (female world record)

1975 Events: — Last South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years

1976 Events: — Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing

1976 Events: — USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

1977 Events: — Billy Martin pulls Yankee line-up out of a hat, beats Blue Jays 8-6

1977 Events: — C Strouse & M Charnins musical “Annie” opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 2377 performances

1977 Events: — Zia ur-Rahman appointed president of Bangladesh

1979 Events: — “Carmelina” closes at St James Theater NYC after 17 performances

1980 Events: — 84th Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers wins 3rd straight event and 4th overall title in 2:12:11; Jacqueline Gareau of Canada women’s winner in 2:34:28; Rosie Ruiz disqualified for not running the entire course

1980 Events: — Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWWW Detroit Mich

1981 Events: — US furnish $1 billion in arms to Saudi-Arabia

1982 Events: — Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game

1982 Events: —  Dr Michael E Bakey performs 1st successful heart implant

1982 Events: — Dutch Queen Beatrice addresses US Congress

1983  Events: — 1 pound coin introduced in United Kingdom

1984 Events: — “Nightline” reverts back from 1 hour to ½ hour

1984 Events: —  After 37 weeks Michael Jackson’s album “Thriller” is knocked off as top album by “Footloose”

1984 Events: — Centers for Disease Cont says virus discovered in France causes AIDS

1984Events: — Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph

1984 Events: — Montreal Expo David Palmer no-hits St Louis Cards, 4-0 in a perfect 5 inn game

1985 Events: — Bomb attacks in NATO/AEG-Telefunken building in Brussels

1985 Events: — Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway wins London Marathon in race record 2:21:06

1986 Events: — 90th Boston Marathon: Rob de Castella first Australian winner in 2:07:51; Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway claims women’s title in 2:24:55

1986 Events: — Bob Hering sets Formula One power boat record (165.338 mph, Ariz)

1986 Events: — Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone’s vault on live TV and finds nothing, except great ratings for his spectacle

1987 Events: — Brewers lose, ending AL season-opening winning streak at 13 games

1987 Events: —Dow Jones Average soared 664.7; 2nd biggest one-day gain in history

1987 Events: —Milwaukee Brewers lose after 13th straight victory to start season

1987 Events: —Richard Hadlee makes highest Test Cricket score of 151* (v Sri Lanka)

1987 Events: —Tamil bomb attack in Colombo Sri Lanka, 115 killed

1988 Events: — 1st four-day games in County Cricket Championship commence

1988 Events: — Barbra Streisand records “You’ll Never Know”

1989 Events: — George W. Bush and Edward W. Rose become joint CEOs of the Texas Rangers

1989 Events: —Thousands of Chinese crowd into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square cheering students demanding greater political freedom

1990 Events: —”Cartoon All Stars to Rescue” shown on all 4 TV networks

1990Events: — National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards

1990 Events: —Reds win running their record to 9-0, best start in club history

1991 Events: —PGA Seniors’ Championship Men’s Golf, PGA National GC: Jack Nicklaus wins his 4th of 8 Champions Tour majors by 6 strokes from Bruce Crampton of Australia

1991 Events: —Jakov Tolstikov wins 4th World Cup marathon (2:09:17)

1991 Events: —Rosa Mota wins 4th World Cup female marathon (2:26:14)

1991 Events: —Greatest extra-inning comeback, Pitts scores 6 in bottom of 11th erasing 5 run Cub lead, Pirates also trailed 7-2 in bottom of 9th

1991 Events: —French underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio discovers the San Diego, Dutch galleon sunk in 1600 off Fortune Island in the Philippines

1991 Events: —NFL Draft: University of Miami defensive tackle Russell Maryland first pick by Dallas Cowboys

1992 Events: —”High Rollers” opens at Helen Hayes theater on Broadway

1992 Events: —Mobil Oil tug with 12,000 gallons of oil run aground in Arthur Kill (a tidal strait separating Staten Island, New York City from mainland New Jersey, USA)

1992 Events: —Robert Alton Harris is put to death in the California Gas Chamber for 3 murders

1993 Events: — “Wilder, Wilder, Wilder” opens at Circle in Sq NYC for 30 performances

1993 Events: —Brazil votes against a monarchy

1993 Events: —Action TV series “Walker, Texas Ranger” starring Chuck Norris debuts on CBS

1994 Events: —”Picnic” opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances

1994 Events: —Eddie Murray sets record for switch hit HRs in a games (11 times)

1994 Events: — Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed

1994 The first discoveries of extrasolar planets are announced by astronomer Alexander Wolszczan

1995 Events: — Boston Celtics final game at Boston Gardens, NY Knicks win 98-92

1995Events: — FBI arrests Timothy McVeigh and charge him with the Oklahoma City bombing

1995 Events: —British sitcom “Father Ted” written by Arthur Mathews & Graham Linehan, starring Dermot Morgan premieres on Channel 4

1996 Events: —”Delicate Balance” opens at Plymouth Theater NYC

1996 Events: —PGA Seniors’ Championship Men’s Golf, PGA National GC: Hale Irwin beats Japan’s Isao Aoki by 2 strokes for his first of 4 Senior PGA Championships

1996 Events: —Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)

1996 Events: —Matabeleland beat Mashonaland Country Dist to win Logan Cup

1996 Events: —Wayne James scores 99 & 99 & ct 11 stp 2 in Logan Cup Final

1997 Events: —101st Boston Marathon: Lameck Aguta of Kenya wins men’s event in 2:10:34; Fatuma Roba of Ethiopia women’s champion in 2:26:23

1997 Events: —Ashes of Timothy Leary & Gene Roddenberry launched into orbit

1997Events: — I. K. Gujral sworn in as Prime Minister of India

2001 Events: —NFL Draft: Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Vick first pick by Atlanta Falcons

2002 Events: —48th British Academy Television Awards: “The Sketch Show” Best Comedy, “Cold Feet” Best Drama

2003 Events: — 107th Boston Marathon: Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya men’s champion in 2:10:11; Svetlana Zakharova of Russia women’s winner in 2:25:19

2004 Events: — 38th CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards: Toby Keith, Shania Twain & Kenny Chesney win

2008 Events: —The United States Air Force retires the F-117 Nighthawk.

2008 Events: — 112th Boston Marathon: 3rd straight men’s title for Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya in 2:07:45; Dire Tune of Ethiopia women’s winner in 2:25:25

2010 Events: —”Shrek Forever After” directed by Mike Mitchell with voices by Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival

2012 Events: —Two trains in Sloterdijk, Netherlands, injure 117 people in a head on collision

2012 Events: —Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st MLB perfect game against the Seattle Mariners

2013 Events: —185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military

2013 Events: —Horacio Cartes is elected President of Paraguay

2013Events: —Tsegaye Kebede and Priscah Jeptoo win the 2013 London Marathon

2014 Events: —118th Boston Marathon: American Meb Keflezighi men’s champion in 2:08:37; Rita Jeptoo of Kenya wins her 2nd women’s title in 2:18:57

2016 Events: —US President Barack Obama begins a 4 day visit to the UK with Michelle Obama

2017 Events: —Taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100

2018 Events: —Oakland A’s left hander Sean Manaea no-hits the Boston Red Sox

2019 Events: —Terror attacks on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday in three Sri Lankan cities, Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa kill at least 253 and injure hundreds

2019 Events: —Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky wins the country’s presidential election in a landslide

2019 Events: —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

2020 Events: —US President Donald Trump announces new 60-day ban on most green cards for the US

2020 Events: —At least 25,000 extra people across 11 countries have died during COVID-19 pandemic that were not previously counted according to new mortality figures

2020 Events: —South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa announces $26 billion aid package and plans for gradual reopening of economy as cases reach 3,465 with 58 deaths

2020 Events: —Health Secretary Matt Hancock and UK government come under criticism for lack of personal protective equipment and testing for COVID-19 (despite pledge to test 100,000 a day only 19,000 done April 20th)

2020 Events: —Mexico says it is entering stage three of its COVID-19 outbreak, with rapid spread and hospitalizations from 8,772 infections and 712 deaths

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Today in History April 21 Facts

April 21 important day

Every year on 21 April Civil Service Day is celebrated to rededicate and to recommit themselves to the cause of the people. On this day Civil servants from various parts of the country come together, share their experiences and also learn other’s experiences of working in the public sector. Secretaries’ Day

What is celebrated on April 21st?

San Jacinto Day. Thank You for Libraries Day. Tuna Rights Day. World Creativity and Innovation Day – April 21.

What happened on April 21st 2020?

Trump Says He Will Shut Down All Immigration to the U.S. Amid Coronavirus Pandemic. In the United States, deaths from the coronavirus have topped 42,000, and confirmed cases are approaching 800,000. President Trump said Monday he is shutting down all immigration to the U.S. by executive order.

21st april is celebrated as

San Jacinto Day. Thank You for Libraries Day. Tuna Rights Day. World Creativity and Innovation Day – April 21.

April 21 holidays & observances

  • Administrative Professional’s Day – April 21, 2021 (The Wednesday of the last full week of April)
  • Banana Day – April 21, 2021 (Third Wednesday in April)
  • Big Word Day April 21
  • Bulldogs are Beautiful Day April 21
  • International Hemp Day April 21
  • Keep Off the Grass Day April 21
  • Kindergarten Day April 21
  • National Chocolate Covered Cashews Truffle Day April 21
  • National Pet CBD Day April 21
  • National Surprise Drug Test Day April 21
  • National Tea Day April 21
  • National Yellow Bat Day April 21
  • Queen’s Birthday – (This is her actual birthday, an official birthday is celebrated on the Second Saturday in June)April 21
  • San Jacinto Day April 21
  • Thank You for Libraries Day April 21
  • Tuna Rights Day April 21
  • World Creativity and Innovation Day – April 21

This day in history april 22

  1. 1997 April 21: The Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends after 126 days
    The hero status of the Peruvian troops involved in the successful raid was later called into question when evidence of summary executions of captured insurgents emerged.
  2. 1992  April 21: A series of massive explosions destroys parts of Guadalajara
    The disaster in the downtown district of Analco occurred after gasoline had leaked into the sewer system. At least 206 people died, nearly 500 were injured, and about 15,000 were left homeless.
  3. 1977 April 21: Optical fiber is used for telephone transmissions for the first time
    Fiber-optic technology allows sending information over long distances by means of light pulses. It has played an important role in the development of modern-day global communications.
  4. 1945 April 21: Adolf Hitler admits defeat
    The German dictator announced in the underground Führerbunker that he plans to commit suicide after learning that Soviet forces had entered Berlin.
  5. 1906 April 21: The 1906 Olympic Games begin in Athens
    While the meet in practice was the second Olympic Games of the modern era, it is not recognized as such by the International Olympic Committee.

April 21st 2021

21 April Zodiac: Taurus

  • 111th day of the year. There are then 254 days left in 2021.
  • 16th Wednesday of 2021.
  • on the 16th week of 2021 (using ISO standard week number calculation).
  • 33rd day of Spring. There are 61 days left till Summer.
  • Birthstone for this day: Diamond and Crystal

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April 21st 2020

What happened on April 21st 2020?

Trump Says He Will Shut Down All Immigration to the U.S. Amid Coronavirus Pandemic. In the United States, deaths from the coronavirus have topped 42,000, and confirmed cases are approaching 800,000. President Trump said Monday he is shutting down all immigration to the U.S. by executive order.

What happened on april 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 – NATIONAL KINDERGARTEN DAY – NATIONAL YELLOW BAT DAY – NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY – NATIONAL CHOCOLATE COVERED CASHEWS DAY.

April 21 day

Wednesday April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and consists of 30 days. It is commonly associated with the season of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and fall (autumn) in the Southern hemisphere.

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Today in History April 21

Today in History April 21 What Happened on This Date

Today in History April 21: What Happened on This Date? Awkward Events! First Battle of Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi.

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