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Historical Events In August - 21

Thursday, 18 August 2022

1780  Jernej Kopitar, Slovenian censor (Slovenian Grammar) on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1785  Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1789  On this day in history augustin-Louis, Baron Cauchy, French mathematician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1796  Mississauga Chief Wabakinine, protecting his sister from a British soldier, is struck on the head with a rock and killed; his wife is also seriously injured on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1798  On August - 21 jules Michelet, French historian (History of France, L'Amour)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1798  Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp, dies at 62 on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1801  On August - 21 guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, WW II Dutch statesman/historian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1806  On this day in history johannes Frederick Frohlich, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1808  On this day in history battle of Vimeiro: British and Portuguese forces led by General Arthur Wellesley defeat French force under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot near the village of Vimeiro, Portugal, the first Anglo-Portuguese victory of the Peninsular War.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1809  On this day in history francesco Schira, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1810  On August - 21 jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, Marshal of France, is elected Crown Prince of Sweden by the Swedish Riksdag of the Estates.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1810  On August - 21 thomas Jefferson McKean, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1812  On this day in history silverius Muller, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1816  On this day in history quebec has an early season snowfall. WOW that is early even for us Canadians!!  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1821  On August - 21 jarvis Island is discovered by the crew of the ship, Eliza Frances.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1821  William Barksdale, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1824  John Sanford Mason, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897 on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1824  On this day in history john Taylor, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1825  On this day in history kate Fanny Loder, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1829  Otto Goldschmidt, composer on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1831  On August - 21 nat Turner slave revolt kills 55 (Southampton County, Virginia)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1838  A v Chamisso, writer, dies at 57 on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1841  John Hampson patents venetian blind on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1841  The Venetian blind is patented by John Hampton of New Orleans, but he didn't tell us how to clean them! on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1841  On August - 21 john Hampton patents venetian blind  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1842  The city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1847  On August - 21 arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  Tlingit warriors destroy Hudson's Bay Company Fort Selkirk, Yukon after the HBC tries to break the Tlingit monopoly on trade with interior tribes on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  On August - 21 tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk, Yukon Territory.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  On this day in history benedetto Junck, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1856  America's first consul to Japan, Townsend Harris, arrives in Shimoda. (Traditional Japanese date: July 21, 1856) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1856  On this day in history peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer, dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  On August - 21 first book published by an Australian female author Gertrude the Emigrant, by Caroline Atkinson.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1857  In one of Australia's worst maritime disasters, 121 people drown when the Dunbar sinks off Sydney Heads; on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 21

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1165  Philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1535  On August - 21 birth of shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1619)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1567  On August - 21 birth of francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1597  Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1642  On August - 21 birth of johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1643  On this day in history birth of afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  On this day in history birth of hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  Giacomo F. Maraldi, French-Italian astronomer (d. 1729) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 21

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1131  Boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1157  Death of King Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1190  Godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1271  Death of Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1516  On August - 21 john III van Egmont, [Manke John], viceroy of Holland, dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1581  Death of Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1614  On August - 21 death of elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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