1822 in History – What happened in year 1822

In history, year 1822 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1822.

Know what happened in 1822:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
14 JuneIn a paper presented to the Royal Astronomical Society, Englishmathematician Charles Babbage proposed a difference engine (pictured),an automatic, mechanical calculator designed to tabulate polynomialfunctions.
26 MayThe deadliest fire in Norwegian history took place at a churchin Grue, Norway, with at least 113 deaths.
31 March Greek War of Independence-Ottoman troops began the massacre of over 20,000 Greeks on the island of Chios.
31 OctoberAgustín de Iturbide, Emperor of the First Mexican Empire,dissolved the Mexican Congress and replaced it with a military juntaanswerable only to him.
31 OctoberEmperor Agustín de Iturbide of the First Mexican Empiredissolved the Mexican Congress and replaced it with a military juntaanswerable only to him.
30 March The United States merged East Florida and West Florida tocreate the Florida Territory.
08 NovemberUSS Alligator engaged three piratical schooners off the coastof Cuba in one of the West Indies anti-piracy operations of the UnitedStates.
31 OctoberEmperor Agustín de Iturbide of the First Mexican Empiredissolved the Mexican Congress and replaced it with a military juntaanswerable only to him.
01 DecemberPedro I was formally crowned the first Emperor of Brazil, seven weeks after his reign began on his 24th birthday, 12 October.
27 SeptemberIn a letter to the Paris Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Jean-François Champollion announced his initial successes indeciphering the Rosetta Stone.
14 JuneIn a paper presented to the Royal Astronomical Society, Englishmathematician Charles Babbage proposed a difference engine, anautomatic, mechanical calculator designed to tabulate polynomialfunctions.
31 MarchGreek War of Independence-Ottoman troops began the massacre of over 20,000 Greeks on the island of Chios.
13 JanuaryThe design of the current flag of Greece was adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus for their naval flag.
24 FebruaryThe first Swaminarayan temple, Swaminarayan Mandir in present-day Ahmedabad, India, was inaugurated.
31 MarchGreek War of Independence Ottoman troops began the massacre of over 20, 000 Greeks on the island of Chios.
26 MayThe deadliest fire in Norwegian history took place at a church in Grue, Norway, with at least 113 deaths.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1822:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 AprilEdward Everett Hale / Historian / United States of America
03 MayCharles Boucher de Boucherville / Politician / Canada
04 OctoberRutherford B. Hayes / Lawyer / United States of America
06 January Heinrich Schliemann / Business Man / Germany
08 February Maxime Du Camp / Journalist / France
08 SeptemberKarl von Ditmar / Geologist / Germany
10 DecemberCésar Franck / Composer / Belgium
11 March Joseph Louis François Bertrand / Economist / France
12 January Étienne Lenoir / Engineer / Belgium
13 JuneCarl Schmidt / Academic / Germany
18 MayMathew Brady / Journalist / United States of America
20 OctoberThomas Hughes / Lawyer / United Kingdom
22 March Ahmed Cevdet Pasha / Sociologist / Turkey
24 DecemberMatthew Arnold / Poet / United Kingdom
25 January Charles Reed Bishop / Business Man / United States of America
25 January William McDougall / Politician / Canada
27 DecemberLouis Pasteur / Chemist / France
28 January Alexander Mackenzie / Soldier / Canada
30 January Franz Ritter von Hauer / Geologist / Austria
31 AugustGalusha A. Grow / Politician / United States of America

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