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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
953

Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights

Event
1073

Alexander II, [Anselmo da Baggio], Pope (1061-73), dies

Death
1109

Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies

Death
1142

Pierre Ab‚lard, French philosopher (Sic et Non, H‚lo‹se), dies at 62

Death
1420

Treaty of Saint Maartens Dike

Event
1453

Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople

Event
1477

Maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondi‰ at proxy

Event
1488

Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot

Birth
1509

Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52

Death
1509

Henry the VIII becomes King of England

Event
1521

Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards

Event
1526

Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi

Event
1546

Arcangelo Crivelli, composer

Birth
1552

Peter Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German astronomer, dies at 50

Death
1572

France and England sign anti-Spanish military covenant

Event
1574

Cosimo d' Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54

Death
1600

1st date in James Clavell's novel Shogun (OS)

Event
1619

John A van Riebeeck, colonial director/founder (Cape Colony)

Birth
1649

Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship

Event
1652

Pietro Della Valle, composer, dies at 66

Death
1654

England and Sweden sign trade agreement

Event
1672

Johann Philipp Kafer, composer

Birth
1689

William III and Mary Stuart proclaimed king and queen of England

Event
1696

Andres de Sola, composer, dies at 61

Death
1699

Jean Racine, French playwright (PhŠdre), dies at 59

Death