Birthdays in History in April 1821

  • Apr 3 T. Pelham Dale, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (d. 1892)
  • Apr 4 Linus Yale, American portrait painter/inventor (Yale cylinder lock)
  • Apr 9 Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, French symbolist poet (Flowers of Evil)
  • Apr 15 Emerson Brown Joseph, (Confederacy), (d. 1894)
  • Apr 16 Ford Maddox Brown, painter
  • Apr 19 Mortimer Dormer Leggett, American Major General (Union Army), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1896)