On This Day

Historical Events in February 1821

  • Feb 12 Mercantile Library of City of NY opens
  • Feb 21 Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire begins
  • Feb 23 College of Apothecaries organized in Philadephia; 1st US pharmacy college

Agreement of Interest

Feb 24 Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero agree to the Plan of Iguala, stating that Mexico will become a constitutional monarchy, Roman Catholicism the official religion and that Peninsulares and Creoles will enjoy equal political and social rights