April 21

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April 21 is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 254 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 1132Sancho VI, king of Navarre (d. 1194)
  • 1488Ulrich von Hutten, German religious reformer (d. 1523)
  • 1523Marco Antonio Bragadin, Venetian lawyer and military officer (d. 1571)
  • 1555Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter and etcher (d. 1619)

1601–1800

  • 1619Jan van Riebeeck, Dutch founder of Cape Town (d. 1677)
  • 1630Pieter Gerritsz van Roestraten, Dutch-English painter (d. 1700)
  • 1631Francesco Maidalchini, Catholic cardinal (d. 1700)
  • 1642Simon de la Loubère, French mathematician, poet, and diplomat (d. 1729)
  • 1651Joseph Vaz, Sri Lankan priest, missionary, and saint (d. 1711)
  • 1652Michel Rolle, French mathematician and academic (d. 1719)
  • 1671John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)
  • 1673Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1742)
  • 1713Louis de Noailles, French general (d. 1793)
  • 1730Antonín Kammel, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1788)
  • 1752Pierre-Alexandre-Laurent Forfait, French engineer, hydrographer, and politician, French Minister of Marine and the Colonies (d. 1807)
  • 1752 – Humphry Repton, English gardener and author (d. 1818)
  • 1774Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist, astronomer, and mathematician (d. 1862)
  • 1775Alexander Anderson, Scottish-American illustrator and engraver (d. 1870)
  • 1790Manuel Blanco Encalada, Spanish-Chilean admiral and politician, 1st President of Chile (d. 1876)

1801–present

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

  • 1650Yagyū Jūbei Mitsuyoshi, Japanese samurai (b. 1607)
  • 1668Jan Boeckhorst, Flemish painter (b. c. 1604)
  • 1699Jean Racine, French playwright and poet (b. 1639)
  • 1719Philippe de La Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (b. 1640)
  • 1720Antoine Hamilton, Irish-French soldier and author (b. 1646)
  • 1722Robert Beverley, Jr., English historian and author (b. 1673)
  • 1736Prince Eugene of Savoy (b. 1663)
  • 1740Thomas Tickell, English poet and author (b. 1685)
  • 1758Francesco Zerafa, Maltese architect (b. 1679)
  • 1815Joseph Winston, American soldier and politician (b. 1746)
  • 1825Johann Friedrich Pfaff, German mathematician and academic (b. 1765)
  • 1852Ivan Nabokov, Russian general (b. 1787)
  • 1863Sir Robert Bateson, 1st Baronet, Irish politician (b. 1782)
  • 1900Vikramatji Khimojiraj, Indian ruler (b. 1819)

1901–present

Holidays and observances

References

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  15. ^ "WITTLEBURY, John (1333-1400), of Whissendine, Rutland and Milton and Marholm, Northants". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  16. ^ "Mark Twain". Edinburgh: Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  17. ^ Fisher, James (2000). "Duse, Eleonora (1858-1924), actress". American National Biography. doi:10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1801621. ISBN 978-0-19-860669-7. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
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