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Know what happened on 21st April


Importance of 21st April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 21st April special in the world history.

1994
American astronomer Alexander Wolszczan announced the discovery of the first planets outside our solar system
United States
1989
More than 100,000 Chinese students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, in a mass protest that spread and grew over the following weeks
China
1983
One pound coins went into circulation in England and Wales.
Great Britain
1964
UK TV Channel BBC2 launched
Great Britain
1926
Birth of Queen Elizabeth II (was Princess Elizabeth from 1926 until 1952)
Great Britain
1918
World War I: German fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen (‘The Red Baron’) was shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme, France.
Germany
1910
Death of Mark Twain, American writer
United States
1816
Birth of Charlotte Bronte, English writer.
Great Britain
1509
Henry VIII became King of England
Great Britain
1142
Death of Pierre Abelard, French writer
France
1109
Death of Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
Great Britain
1073
Death of Pope Alexander II
Italy
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