On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1836

Historical Events

  • Battle of San Jacinto, Texas wins independence from Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Slater, English-American industrialist who brought the textile industrial revolution to America, dies at 67
1836 Highlights

About April 21, 1836

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 186 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus