On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1821

Historical Events


Victory in battleNew Settlement

Mexico permits Moses Austin and 300 US families to settle in Texas, after his death leaves to son Stephen

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin

1821 Highlights

About January 17, 1821

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 200 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn