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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
1828

Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian (Voyage in Italy)

Birth
1834

William Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

Birth
1836

Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from M‚xico

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1837

Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)

Birth
1838

John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)

Birth
1838

Nat Thompson, cricketer (1st batsman dismissed in a Test match)

Birth
1840

Franz Xaver Haberl, German priest/musicologist (Magister choralis)

Birth
1849

Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization

Birth
1853

Charles-Theodore Malherbe, composer

Birth
1854

Wladyslaw Rzepko, composer

Birth
1854

Eusapia Palladino, Napolitanse with parergische phenomenons

Birth
1855

1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia

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1857

Alexander Douglas patents the bustle

Event
1862

Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co

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1862

Ellen Price Wood's "East Lynne, premieres in Boston

Event
1863

Declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '¡ Feast of Ridv n (Jalƒl 13, 20)

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1864

Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian (Ancient Judaism)

Birth
1865

Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington

Event
1867

Benjamin A Jesurun, Antillian literary

Birth
1871

Elisabeth Grube, writer, dies

Death
1871

Leo Blech, composer

Birth
1871

Vojtech Rihovsky, composer

Birth
1872

GW Bitzer, [Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer], Roxbury MA

Birth
1878

Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist

Birth
1878

Ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia

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