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Thursday April 21, 2022

April 21: Day of the Week

April 21, 2022 is the 111th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 254 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 21 Historical Event(s)

  • 1792
    Tiradentes, a revolutionary leading a movement for Brazil’s independence, is hanged, drawn and quartered.
  • 1863
    Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith, declares his mission as “He whom God shall make manifest”.
  • 1922
    The first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Texas A&M graduates who had died in the previous year.
  • 1942
    World War II: The most famous (and first international) Aggie Muster is held on the Philippine island of Corregidor, by Brigadier General George F. Moore (with 25 fellow Texas A&M graduates who are under his command), while 1.8 million pounds of shells pounded the island over a 5 hour attack.
  • 1960
    Founding of the Orthodox Bahá'í Faith in Washington, D.C.
  • 1962
    The Seattle World’s Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens. It is the first World’s Fair in the United States since World War II.
  • 1963
    The Universal House of Justice of the Bahá'í Faith is elected for the first time.
  • 1964
    A Transit-5bn satellite fails to reach orbit after launch; as it re-enters the atmosphere, 2.1 lb of radioactive plutonium in its SNAP RTG power source is widely dispersed.
  • 1965
    The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair opens for its second and final season.
  • 1967
    Greek military junta of 1967–1974: A few days before the general election in Greece, Colonel George Papadopoulos leads a coup d'état, establishing a military regime that lasts for seven years.

Who were born on April 21?

  • 1671
    John Law, Scottish economist (d. 1729)
  • 1729
    Catherine II of Russia, known as ‘Catherine the Great’(d. 1796)
  • 1882
    Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1961)
  • 1930
    Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (d. 1989)
  • 1945
    Ronnie Tober, Dutch singer
  • 1961
    Ronald Florijn, Dutch rower (Olympic gold medallist)
  • 1970
    Glen Hansard, Irish songwriter and actor
  • 1972
    Severina Vučković, Croatian singer
  • 1978
    Branden Steineckert, American drummer (Rancid, The Used)
  • 1981
    Kim Lammers, Dutch field hockey player

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