April 21 holidays in 2023
San Jacinto Day
National Kindergarten Day
National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day
National Yellow Bat Day
April 21 2022 holidays
April 21 2024 holidays
Historical Events on April 21
Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna is defeated by Sam Houston and his Texan forces at the Battle of San Jacinto during the Texas Revolution.
The U.S Navy begins a blockade on Cuban ports during the Spanish American War.
The United States Navy intercepts a German arms shipment to Mexico during the Ypiranga Incident.
Manfred von Richthofen – German fighter ace better known as the Red Baron – is shot down and killed over France.
Germany’s High Command HQ south of Berlin is attacked by Soviet troops during World War II.
The holiday known as
is celebrated for the first time. It’s now known as
Administrative Professionals’ Day
The first World’s Fair in the U.S since WWII opens in Seattle on this day. It’s known as the Century 21 Exposition.
The white supremacist group known as The Covenant, The Sword and the Arm of the Lord (CSA) gives up to federal authorities after a two-day long siege.
Over one hundred thousand students gather in Tiananmen Square to commemorate Hu Yaobang.
Two extra-solar planets are discovered by Dale Frail and Aleksander Wolszczan. They were found orbiting PSR 1257 +12. a pulsar star.
Over seventy people are killed and another hundred and sixty are wounded in Basra after 5 suicide car bombers attack police stations.
Famous Birthdays on April 21
English novelist and poet, Charlotte Bronte is born in
Danish lieutenant and Nobel Prize laureate, Fredrik Bajer is born in
American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Percy Williams Bridgman is born in
Russian-Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize laureate, Paul Karrer is born in
American actress and screenwriter, Nicole Sullivan is born in
American author and illustrator, Michael Turner is born in
Scottish actor James McAvoy is born in
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