Check out below about Today in History India 21 April in Indian history or April 21 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 21 April in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on April 21
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753 BC, 21st April: Romulus founded Rome.
1451, 21st April: Bahlol Khan Lodi, the founder of the Lodi dynasty, became the ruler of Delhi.
1526, 21st April: Ibrahim Lodi was killed in the first battle of Panipat between the Mughal ruler Babur and Ibrahim Lodi.
1720, 21st April: Baji Rao I succeeded Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath.
1960, 21st April: Rio de Janeiro, the capital of Brazil, was inaugurated.
1972, 21st April: John Young and Charles Duke, astronauts from the American spacecraft Apollo 16, landed on the moon.
2000, 21st April: Supreme Court ruled that a dependent widow has a right to the property of her parents.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 21
1861: Charlotte Bronte, an English novelist, and poet.
1864: Max Weber, a German sociologist, jurist, and political economist.
1921: Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom.
1922: Alistair MacLean, a 20th-century Scottish novelist.
1945: Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan, an Indian former cricketer and umpire.
1950: Shivaji Satam, an Indian television and film actor.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 21
1509: Henry VII, the King of England and Lord of Ireland.
1891: Bharathidasan, a 20th-century Tamil poet and writer.
1910: Mark Twain, an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
1938: Muhammad Iqbal, a poet, philosopher, and politician from Punjab, British India.
1946: John Keynes, a British economist.
2013: Shakuntala Devi, an Indian writer, and mental calculator.