Historical Events In January - 21
Friday, 07 August 2020
1827 On January - 21 freedom Journal, first Black paper, begins publishing
1827 Freedom Journal, 1st Black paper, begins publishing on this day in history.
1829 On this day in history oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet
1830 Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported on January - 21.
1831 On January - 21 achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49
1833 On January - 21 norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress)
1839 Acadia College opens in Wolfville Nova Scotia; now Acadia University on January - 21.
1840 On this day in history sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician
1846 On January - 21 the first edition of Charles Dickens' "Daily News"
1846 1st edition of Charles Dickens' "Daily News" on January - 21.
1848 On January - 21 henri Duparc, French composer
1851 On this day in history gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49
1853 Envelope-folding machine patented by Russell Hawes, Worcester MA on January - 21.
1853 Envelope-folding machine patented by Russell Hawes, Worcester, Mass on January - 21.
1854 On January - 21 the Cardiff schooner Catherine o'Flanagan, stranded near Tyrella, in Dundrum Bay, Northern Ireland. Although the ship did not suffer much damage in the stranding the crew had abandoned her before she hit the shore and were drowned in the breakers.
1855 On January - 21 john M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer
1859 On this day in history antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer
1861 On January - 21 jefferson Davis of Mississippi & 4 other southern senators resign
1861 On this day in history mississippi Sen. Jefferson Davis resigned from the U.S. Senate, 12 days before Mississippi seceded from the Union.
1863 On this day in history city of Dublin leases part of Cattle Market for 100,000 years
1863 On January - 21 outback explorers Robert Burke and William Wills given heroes' funeral in Melbourne.
1864 On this day in history the Tauranga Campaign starts during the Maori Wars.
1865 Jan 21, Akrin, Ohio is incorporated as a city on this day in history.
1867 James Marcus, New York, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail) on this day in history.
1871 John J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73 on January - 21.
1872 On January - 21 frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister
1872 Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81 on January - 21.
1874 On January - 21 franz Grillparzer's "Libussa," premieres in Vienna
1875 On this day in history john Lindworsky, German jesuit/psychologist (Der Wille)
1878 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe) on this day in history.
1879 On January - 21 henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen
1880 Jeffree & Pendray install Victoria's*(British Columbia) first business telephones; W. J. Jeffree's Clothing store, W. I. Pendray's Soap Factory on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history the first US sewage disposal system separate from storm drains, Memphis TN
1880 1st US sewage disposal system separate from storm drains, Memphis on January - 21.