A look at the highlights this day April 21;
1836 – Texas Independence From Mexico. Texans led by Sam Houston defeat the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas’ independence.
1956 – U.S.A. Elvis Presley First Number 1. Elvis Presley has his first number one hit with “Heartbreak Hotel” which tops of the Billboard charts.
753BC – Rome was founded
2010 – “Shrek Forever After” directed by Mike Mitchell with voices by Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival.