On This Day

Events in History in September 1821

  • Sep 1 1st colonies along Santa Fe Trail

Historic Event

Sep 4 Chilean independence figure José Miguel Carrera shot and killed after a show trial in Mendoza, Argentina

General and President of Chile José Miguel Carrera
General and President of Chile
José Miguel Carrera
  • Sep 15 Act of Independence of Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua declare their independence from the Spanish Empire
  • Sep 23 Fall of Tripolitsa, Greek forces massacre 30,000 Turks during Greek War of Independence

Historic Event

Sep 27 Mexican revolutionary forces led by Agustín de Iturbide occupy Mexico City as Spanish withdraw, bringing an end to the Mexican War of Independence

1st Emperor of Mexico Agustín de Iturbide
1st Emperor of Mexico
Agustín de Iturbide