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Historical Events In August - 21

Monday, 03 August 2020

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

1785  On August - 21 jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1789  Augustin-Louis, Baron Cauchy, French mathematician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1798  On this day in history jules Michelet, French historian (History of France, L'Amour)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1798  On August - 21 corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp, dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1801  On this day in history guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, WW II Dutch statesman/historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  Johannes Frederick Frohlich, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1809  Francesco Schira, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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 Whatsapp

1810  On this day in history thomas Jefferson McKean, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  On August - 21 silverius Muller, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  Quebec has an early season snowfall. WOW that is early even for us Canadians!! on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1821  William Barksdale, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  John Sanford Mason, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  John Taylor, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  Kate Fanny Loder, composer on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  Otto Goldschmidt, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  On this day in history nat Turner slave revolt kills 55 (Southampton County, Virginia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1838  A v Chamisso, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  John Hampson patents venetian blind on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1841  On August - 21 john Hampton patents venetian blind  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  On this day in history the city of Hobart, Tasmania, is founded.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  On August - 21 tlingit warriors destroy Hudson's Bay Company Fort Selkirk, Yukon after the HBC tries to break the Tlingit monopoly on trade with interior tribes.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  Tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk, Yukon Territory on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  On August - 21 benedetto Junck, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  America's first consul to Japan, Townsend Harris, arrives in Shimoda. (Traditional Japanese date: July 21, 1856) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  First book published by an Australian female author Gertrude the Emigrant, by Caroline Atkinson on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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1165  On this day in history birth of philip II Augustus, 1st great Capetian king of France (1179-1223)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1567  Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva/writer/saint was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672) was born on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1642  On August - 21 birth of johann Friedrich Treiber, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1643  Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1660  On August - 21 birth of hubert Gautier, engineer, wrote 1st book on bridge building  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1131  Boudouin II van Bourg, king of Jerusalem, dies on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  Death of King Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1104/1105) on August - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  On this day in history godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1245  Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1271  On August - 21 death of alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (b. 1220)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1581  On this day in history death of sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai (b. 1527)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  Death of Elizabeth Báthory, the world's most prolific female serial killer (b. 1560) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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