Historical Events In January - 21
Friday, 07 August 2020
1735 On this day in history johann Gottfried Eckard, composer
1743 John Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton) on this day in history.
1746 On January - 21 johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS]
1746 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1749 On this day in history the Verona Philharmonic Theatre was destroyed by fire. It was rebuilt in 1754.
1751 On this day in history josephus Andreas Fodor, composer
1757 On this day in history in Ticonderoga New York Robert Rogers 1731-1795 defeated with his Rogers Rangers by French near Ticonderoga
1759 Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot on this day in history.
1762 On January - 21 giuseppe Antonio Silvani, composer
1771 Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director on January - 21.
1774 Mustapha III, sultan of Turkey (1957-74), dies at 56 on January - 21.
1775 On January - 21 manuel Garcia, composer
1789 On January - 21 the first American novel, WH Brown's "The Power of Sympathy," is published
1789 1st American novel, WH Brown's "Power of Sympathy," is published on this day in history.
1792 On this day in history french King Louis XVI was executed in Paris.
1792 On January - 21 tsjalling Hiddes Halbertsma, Fries story teller (Rhymes & Tales)
1793 On January - 21 jan 21, King Louis the 16th of France is found guilty of treason and beheaded during the Revolution.
1793 Louis XVI, the King of France, is guillotined during the French revolution on January - 21.
1793 Prussia & Russia sign partition treaty (Poland divided) on this day in history.
1793 On this day in history louis XVI, French king (1774-93), beheaded by revolutionaries at 38
1796 John Gelinde van Blom, Frisian notary/author on this day in history.
1799 On this day in history edward Jenner's smallpox vaccination is introduced
1801 On this day in history ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer
1813 Pineapple introduced to Hawaii (or 01/111) on this day in history.
1814 On January - 21 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer
1815 Horace Wells, dentist (pioneered use of medical anethesia) on this day in history.
1815 M Claudius, writer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history keats writes his poem "On a Lock of Milton's Hair"
1821 Paramaribo Suriname catches fire, 4 die on this day in history.
1821 On this day in history john Cabell Breckinridge, (D) 14th US VP (1857-61)/mjr-gen (Confed)
1823 Alexandre Edouard Goria, composer on January - 21.
1824 On January - 21 ashantees defeat British at Accra, West Africa
1824 The birth of Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson, American general on January - 21.
1824 On this day in history thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed)