< MDCCCXXI = 1821 >
Events in 1821
|13 January:|| ||The Julian calendar including its New Year's Day is delayed by 12 days.|
|3 February:|| ||At this Chinese New Year the Dragon makes way for the Year of the Snake.|
|22 February:|| ||Spain sells east Florida to the United States for $5 million.|
|24 February:|| ||Mexico declares itself independent from Spain.|
|25 March:|| ||Greece declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire, setting off the ten years long Greek War of Independence.|
|9 April:|| ||Charles Baudelaire, French poet, is born in Paris.|
|18 April:|| ||Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.|
|22 April:|| ||The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated on Easter Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox since the Council of Nicaea in 325.|
|5 May:|| ||Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor of the French, dies in exile on the island of Saint Helena in the British Empire.|
|21 May:|| ||The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 1236 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.|
|10 June:|| ||Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.|
|20 June:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.|
|28 July:|| ||After twelve years of war against Spain José de San Martín proclaims the independence of Peru.|
|27 Augustus:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.|
|15 September:|| ||Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua declare their independence from Spain.|
|6 October:|| ||Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.|
|11 November:|| ||Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian author, is born in Moscow.|
|28 November:|| ||Panama declares independence from Spain.|
|12 December:|| ||Gustave Flaubert, French writer, is born in Rouen.|
|24 December:|| ||Christmas Eve starts off the holidays celebrating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.|
People in 1821
William IV, William Herschel, Thomas Jefferson, Eise Eisinga, Alessandro Volta, Jacques Charles, Giuseppe Piazzi, Francisco Goya, Jacques-Louis David, Edward Jenner, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, James Madison, Ernst Chladni, Gilbert du Motier, William Blake, Luigi Cherubini, Marie Tussaud, Joseph Niépce, Francis II, Muhammad Ali, André-Jacques Garnerin, Ludwig van Beethoven, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Richard Trevithick, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Clemens von Metternich, Francis Beaufort, André-Marie Ampère, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Thomas Moore, Friedrich Fröbel, Simón Bolívar, Joseph von Fraunhofer, Louis Daguerre, Arthur Schopenhauer, Christian Thomsen, Georg Ohm, Jean-François Champollion, Michael Faraday, Charles Babbage, Samuel Morse, Gioachino Rossini, Thomas Carlyle, James Braid, Michael Thonet, Heinrich Heine, Franz Schubert, Eugène Delacroix, Alexander Pushkin, George Biddell Airy, Alexandre Dumas, Victor Hugo, Hector Berlioz, Christian Doppler, Johann Strauss, Hans Christian Andersen, Louis Braille, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin, Edgar Allan Poe, Nikolai Gogol, Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Charles Dickens, Søren Kierkegaard, Giuseppe Verdi, David Livingstone, Richard Wagner, Ludwig Schläfli, Otto von Bismarck, Giovanni Caselli, Werner von Siemens, Henry David Thoreau, Bahá-’u-’lláh, Karl Marx, James Joule, Gustave Courbet, Léon Foucault, Alexandrina Victoria and Eduard Douwes Dekker celebrated their birthday this year.
The year 1821 was a common year starting on a Monday, just like 1725, 1731, 1742, 1753, 1759, 1770, 1781, 1787, 1798 and 1810 in the century before it and 1827, 1838, 1849, 1855, 1866, 1877, 1883, 1894, 1900, 1906 and 1917 in the next.
The coloured days highlight
other historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and
icons indicate the phases of the moon and appear only for dates in the Gregorian calendar, i.e. after 14 October 1582. The Chinese calendar is available only from 1645 to 2644, the first millenium since the last reform. The coloured columns mark the Sundays, the last day of the week per standard ISO-8601.
The normal calendar page for the current /year?2013 contains an introduction to the intriguing history of the year as we know it. The Calendar Converter has more detail. The so called Perpetual Calendar uses a trick from before the age of computers to find the weekday for any Gregorian date. Also see an overview of all historical events in the last six thousand years.
URL: < http://4umi.com/year?1821 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 26 May 2013.