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 This day in History - January 21
387 Historic Events for January 21
1824

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt Gen 2nd Corps (ANV, Confed)

Birth
1824

Ashantees defeat British at Accra, West Africa

Event
1827

Freedom Journal, 1st Black paper, begins publishing

Event
1829

Oscar II Frederik, King of Sweden (1872-1907)/Norway (-1905)/poet

Birth
1830

Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported

Event
1831

Achim v Arnim, writer, dies at 49

Death
1833

Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress)

Birth
1840

Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, pioneer English woman physician

Birth
1846

1st edition of Charles Dickens' "Daily News"

Event
1848

Henri Duparc, French composer

Birth
1851

Gustav Albert Lortzing, composer, dies at 49

Death
1853

Envelope-folding machine patented by Russell Hawes, Worcester, Mass

Event
1855

John M Browning, US, weapons manufacturer

Birth
1859

Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer

Birth
1861

Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and 4 other southern senators resign

Event
1862

Bozena Nemcov , [Barnora Panklov ], Czech author, dies at 41

Death
1863

City of Dublin leases part of Cattle Market for 100,000 years

Event
1865

Heinrich E Albers-Sch”nberg, German r”ntgenologist

Birth
1867

Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria)

Birth
1867

Willem C Royaards, Dutch theater director (Summer Games)

Birth
1867

James Marcus, actor (Eagle, Little Lord Fauntleroy, Lone Avenger)

Birth
1871

John J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73

Death
1872

Jonkhr Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister

Birth
1872

Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister

Birth
1872

Franz Grillparzer, Austrian playwright (Sappho/Libussa), dies at 81

Death