Texas Timeline Index
1821 January 17
The Mexican government gives Austin permission to settle 300 families in Texas.1821 May 04
Jean Lafitte abandons Galveston.1821 June 10
Moses Austin dies in Missouri before he can start his Texas colonization plan.1821 October 13
Jacob Brodbeck is born in Wurttemberg, Germany. Later, as a Texan, he invents an airplane 40 years before the Wright Brothers.1821 December 21
Jane Long gives birth to the first Anglo child born in Texas, a girl named Mary James.