Events in year of 1822

  • 01-05Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire
  • 01-071st printing in Hawaii
  • 01-07Liberia colonized by Americans
  • 02-04Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa
  • 02-09American Indian Society organizes
  • 02-23Boston is incorporated as a city
  • 03-09Charles Graham of New York patents artificial teeth
  • 03-16Composer Gioacchino Rossini marries Spanish soprano
  • 03-19Boston, Mass incorporated as a city
  • 03-22Gioacchino Rossini marries Isabella Colbran in Bologna
  • 03-22New York Horticultural Society founded
  • 03-30Congress combined East and West Florida into Florida Territory
  • 05-01John Phillips becomes 1st Mayor of Boston
  • 05-03Society for Propagation of Faith starts (Lyon, France)
  • 05-30House slave betrays Denmark Vesey conspiracy (37 blacks hanged)
  • 06-09Charles Graham patents false teeth
  • 06-16Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina
  • 06-18Part of US-Canadian boundary determined
  • 06-18Slave revolt leaders Denmark Vesey and Peter Poyas arrested in South Carolina
  • 07-14Slave revolt in SC under Denmark Vesey / Peter Poyas
  • 07-26Secret meeting of Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin
  • 07-30James Varick becomes 1st Bishop of African Meth Episcopal Zion Church
  • 08-10Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die
  • 09-07Brazil declares independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • 09-07Pedro I, Son of King Joao VI, declares Brazil independence
  • 10-081st eruption of Galunggung (Java) sends boiling sludge into valley
  • 10-122nd eruption of Galunggung (Java) destroys summit of mountain
  • 10-201st edition of London Sunday Times
  • 10-26King Willem I obligates inhabitants of Brussels to use Dutch language
  • 12-01Dom Pedro crowned Emperor of Brazil

People born in year of 1822

  • 01-02Rudolph J E Clausius: Germany -- Physicist (thermodynamics)
  • 01-04Joseph Jones Reynolds: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
  • 01-05Joseph Brevard Kershaw: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
  • 01-06Heinrich Schliemann: German polyglot / archeologist (Troje)
  • 01-07Lucius C M Bakker: Frisian Physician / author (Goethe)
  • 01-08Alfredo Carlo Piatti: Composer
  • 01-09John Porter Hatch: Volunteers Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1901
  • 01-14Nicholas Mori: Composer
  • 01-27Thomas Leiper Kane: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
  • 01-28Alexander MacKenzie: (L) 2nd Prime Minister of Canada (1873-78)
  • 01-30John Basil Turchin [Ivan Turchinoff]: Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 02-07Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide: Composer
  • 02-08Maxime Du Camp: France -- Writer / traveler (Les Buveurs de Cendres)
  • 02-09Charles T Stork: Dutch industrialist
  • 02-13Lev A Mej: Russian nobleman / poet
  • 02-15Theodor Uhlig: Composer
  • 02-16Francis Galton: Birmingham, England -- Anthropologist and geneticist
  • 02-16James Patton Anderson: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1872
  • 02-22Adolf Kuszmaul: German Physician (stomach pump, Kuszmaul disease)
  • 02-27Eugene Gautier: Composer
  • 02-28Matthew Duncan Ector: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
  • 03-01Albin Francisco Schoepf: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
  • 03-01Charles Champion Gilbert: Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 03-07Victor Masse: Composer
  • 03-10Willem Roelofs: Dutch painter / lithographer
  • 03-11Allison Nelson: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
  • 03-13Moritz Grave von Strachwitz: German poet
  • 03-16John Pope: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
  • 03-16Rosa Bonheur: French landscape painter (Buffalo Bill)
  • 03-22Ahmed Djevdet Pasha: Turkish Minister of Education / Justice

People died in year of 1822

  • 01-14Franz Innocenz Joseph Kobell: German landscape painter, dies at 72
  • 02-02Jean-Baptiste Davaux: Composer, dies at 79
  • 02-05Ali Pasha of Janina: (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77
  • 02-10Albert-Kasimir: Duke of Saxon-Teschen / Governor of Hungary, dies at 83
  • 02-19Jeronymo Francisco de Lima: Composer, dies at 78
  • 02-22Johann Ignaz Walter: Composer, dies at 66
  • 03-02Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber: Composer, dies at 40
  • 03-03Franz Adam Veichtner: Composer, dies at 81
  • 04-03Friedrich Bertuch: Writer
  • 04-06Franz Xaver Partsch: Composer, dies at 62
  • 04-13Gaetano Valeri: Composer, dies at 61
  • 04-25Frederick "William" Herschel: German / British astronomer, dies at 83
  • 05-09Charles Duquesnoy: Composer, dies at 62
  • 05-15Christian Ludwig Dieter: Composer, dies at 64
  • 06-19John Bray: Composer, dies on 40th birthday
  • 06-25Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann: German writer / judge / composer, dies at 46
  • 07-08Percy Bysshe Shelley: English Poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29
  • 07-27Joseph Supries: Composer, dies at 60
  • 08-12Robert Stewart: 2nd Marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide
  • 08-19Melchor Lopez Jimenez: Composer, dies at 62
  • 08-25F William Herschel: German astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 85
  • 10-13Antonio Canova: Italian sculptor, dies at 64
  • 10-27Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke: Composer, dies at 55
  • 10-29Dirk van Hogendorp: Dutch Earl / General / Minister of War, dies at 61
  • 11-06Hendrik van Stralen: Secretary of Interior, dies at 71
  • 11-18Anton Teyber: Composer, dies at 66
  • 11-18George Knowil Jackson: Composer, dies at 65
  • 11-24Karl Jacob Wagner: Composer, dies at 50
  • 11-26Johann Baptist Henneberg: Composer, dies at 53
  • 12-15Ferenc Verseghy: Composer, dies at 65

Events in year of 1823

  • 01-27President Monroe appoints 1st US ambassadors to South America
  • 03-111st normal school in US opens, Concord Academy, Concord, Vermont
  • 04-22Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
  • 04-22R J Tyers patents roller skates
  • 05-08"Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London)
  • 05-101st steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft Snelling
  • 06-16King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp
  • 07-019th Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office
  • 07-01United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico
  • 07-14Switzerland signs boundaries for fugitives
  • 09-10Simon Bolivar named President of Peru
  • 09-21Moroni 1st appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith
  • 10-05Weber visits Beethoven
  • 10-12Charles Macintosh of Scotland begins selling raincoats (Macs)
  • 11-12Great North Holland Canal (Amsterdam) opens
  • 12-02President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine"
  • 12-13Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London
  • 12-19Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law
  • 12-20Franz Schuberts "Ballet-Musik aus Rosamunde, " premieres in Vienna
  • 12-23"Visit from St. Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel

People born in year of 1823

  • 01-03Jaak-Nikolaas Lemmens: Flemish composer
  • 01-04Otto van Rees: Governor-General of Dutch-Indies (1884-88)
  • 01-04Peter Joseph Osterhaus: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1917
  • 01-05William Rockstro: Composer
  • 01-08Alfred Russel Wallace: British zoologist / co-discoverer (evolution)
  • 01-21Alexandre Edouard Goria: Composer
  • 01-27Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo: France -- Composer (Symphonie Espagnole)
  • 01-29Franklin Gardner: Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 02-07Richard Genee: Composer
  • 02-15Li Hung-Tshang: Chinese rebel leader / Viceroy of Tsheli Canton
  • 02-16John Daniel Imboden: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
  • 02-27Ferdinand Van Derveer: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
  • 02-27William Buel Franklin: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
  • 02-28Ernest Renan: French philosopher / historian / Scholar of religion
  • 03-12William Flank Perry: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
  • 03-14Roswell Sabine Ripley: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887
  • 03-16William Henry Monk: Composer
  • 03-19Cornelis A van Sypesteyn: Dutch Governor of Surinam (1873-82)
  • 03-20John Echols: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
  • 03-23Schuyler Colfax: (R) 17th VP (1869-73)
  • 03-25William Thompson Martin: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
  • 03-27Samuel Kosciusko Zook: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 03-30Joseph Farmer Knipe: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
  • 04-01Simon Bolivar Buckner: Lieutenant General (Confederate Army), died in 1914
  • 04-03William Macy "Boss" Tweed: Corrupt political boss (NYC)
  • 04-04Karl Wilhelm Siemens: Inventor (laid undersea cables)
  • 04-04Robert Byington Mitchell: Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 04-06Joseph Medill: St. John, New Brunswick -- Newspaper editor (Chicago Tribune)
  • 04-10Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb: Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 04-12Aleksandr Ostrovsky: Russian playwright (Artists & Admirers)

People died in year of 1823

  • 01-17Zacharius Werner: German playwright, dies at 36
  • 02-07Ann Radcliffe (Ward): English Poet / Author of horror novels, dies at 58
  • 02-16Johann Gottfried Schict: Composer, dies at 69
  • 02-26John P Kemble: English actor / director (Covent Garden), dies at 66
  • 03-18Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval: Composer, dies at 69
  • 03-24Cornelis van Foreest: Dutch mayor (Alkmaar), dies at 66
  • 03-25Coelestin Jungbauer: Composer, dies at 75
  • 05-15Antonio Frantisek Becvarovsky: Composer, dies at 69
  • 06-01Louis Nicholas Davout: French Field Marshal, dies at 53
  • 08-03Jacob A Uitenhage de Mist: Dutch politician / colonial dir, dies at 74
  • 08-20Pius VII [Luigi B Chiaramonti]: Pope (1800-23), dies at 83
  • 09-17Abraham L Breguet: French clock maker, dies at 76
  • 09-20Daniel Steibelt: Composer, dies at 57
  • 10-26Josef Preindl: Composer, dies at 67
  • 11-12Emmanuel Aloys Forster: Composer, dies at 75
  • 12-03Joseph Pouteau: Composer, dies at 84
  • 12-07Johann Gottlieb Schwencke: Composer, dies at 79
  • 12-14Vincenzo Cuoco: Italian Historian (Naple revolution 1799), dies at 53
  • 12-19Nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel: Composer, dies at 67
  • 12-24Philipp Christoph Kayser: Composer, dies at 68