Sunday April 21, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 21: Day of the Week

April 21, 2024 is the 112th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 254 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

April 21 Historical Event(s)

753 BC
Romulus and Remus founded Rome (traditional date).
1809
Two Austrian army corps are driven from Landshut by a First French Empire army led by Napoleon I of France as two French corps to the north hold off the main Austrian army on the first day of the Battle of Eckmühl.
1894
Norway formally adopts the Krag-Jørgensen rifle as the main arm of its armed forces, a weapon that would remain in service for almost 50 years.
1941
Emmanouil Tsouderos becomes the 132nd Prime Minister of Greece.
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.
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.
1975
Vietnam War: President of South Vietnam Nguyen Van Thieu flees Saigon, as Xuan Loc, the last South Vietnamese outpost blocking a direct North Vietnamese assault on Saigon, falls.
1987
The Tamil Tigers are blamed for a car bomb that explodes in the Sri Lankan city of Colombo, killing 106 people.

Who were born on April 21?

1555
Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1619)
1837
Fredrik Bajer, Danish politician, Nobel laureate (d. 1922)
1854
William Stang, Roman Catholic Bishop (d. 1907)
1870
Edwin S. Porter, American film pioneer (d. 1941)
1930
Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (d. 1989)
1935
Thomas Kean, American politician
1970
Rob Riggle, American comedian
1972
Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
1979
Tobias Linderoth, Swedish footballer
1983
Marco Donadel, Italian footballer

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