Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 21. From 1900 until now.
April 21 is under the sign of Taurus.
Famous birthdays on this day include Elizabeth II (1926), James McAvoy (1979) and Robert Smith (musician) (1959).
Several movies were released around April 21 over the years, such as Citizen Kane in 1941 directed by Orson Welles and Yojimbo in 1961 directed by Akira Kurosawa.
But much more happened on April 21 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around April 21 over the years?
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Which were the important events of April 21?
- 2019 A series of explosions at churches and hotels in four cities in Sri Lanka, including the nation's commercial capital and largest city Colombo, kills at least 359 people and wounds around 500 others. ISIL has since claimed responsibility for the attacks. (BBC)
- 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: Ambassador to the United Nations for Palestine Riyad Mansour says diplomats will ask the UN to probe the violence. (The Washington Post)
- 2017 War in Afghanistan: 2017 Camp Shaheen attack: Taliban insurgents attack an Afghan military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh Province, killing more than 140 soldiers. It is said to be the deadliest attack of its kind (BBC) , (AP) (Reuters)
- 2016 Sudanese nomadic conflicts, Ethnic violence in South Sudan: The Ethiopian Army crosses the border into South Sudan with the latter's approval in search of more than 100 children who were kidnapped and spirited across the border in a surprise attack by unknown assailants that also killed 208 people a few days ago. (Al Jazeera)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 21 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
- 2016 Rihanna Featuring Drake - Work
- 2015 Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
- 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy
- 2013 Bruno Mars - When I Was Your Man
- 2012 Fun. - We Are Young
- 2011 Katy Perry - E.T.
- 2010 Rihanna - Rude Boy
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Mariah Carey - Touch My Body
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around April 21 over the years?
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