Historical Events in August 1821

  • Aug 4 1st edition of American magazine "The Saturday Evening Post"

Russian Antarctic Expedition

Aug 4 Russian Antarctic expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen returns to Kronshtadt after becoming the 1st to circumnavigate Antarctica

  • Aug 6 1st edition of "Courrier of Pays-Bas" newspaper published in Brussels
  • Aug 10 Missouri admitted as 24th US state

Coup d'├ętat

Aug 19 Failed liberal coup against French King Louis XVIII

  • Aug 21 Jarvis Island is discovered by the crew of the ship, Eliza Frances