What Happened on April 21, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen "The Red Baron", shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France, Canadian pilot Arthur Roy Brown credited with the kill

World War I Fighter Ace The Red Baron
World War I Fighter Ace
The Red Baron

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Stanley, 18th earl of Derby, English landowner and multi-millionaire (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestThe Red Baron

Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German World War I fighter ace, dies at 25 after his plane is shot down

World War I Fighter Ace The Red Baron
World War I Fighter Ace
The Red Baron