1822 in History



January 5 Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire
January 7 1st printing in Hawaii
January 7 Liberia colonized by Americans
February 4 Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa
February 9 American Indian Society organizes
February 23 Boston is incorporated as a city
March 9 Charles Graham of New York patents artificial teeth
March 16 Composer Gioacchino Rossini marries Spanish soprano
March 19 Boston, Massachusetts incorporated as a city
March 22 Gioacchino Rossini marries Isabella Colbran in Bologna
March 22 New York Horticultural Society founded
March 30 Congress combined East and West Florida into Florida Territory
May 1 John Phillips becomes 1st mayor of Boston
May 3 Society for Propagation of Faith starts (Lyon, France)
May 24 Battle of Pichincha, Bolivar secures independence of Quito from Spain
May 30 House slave betrays Denmark Vesey conspiracy (37 blacks hanged)
June 9 Charles Graham patents false teeth
June 16 Denmark Vesey, leads slave rebellion in South Carolina
June 18 Part of US-Canadian boundary determined
June 29 Prince Charles Bonaparte marries niece Zenaide Bonaparte
July 25 General Agustin de Iturbide crowned Agustin I, 1st emperor of Mexico
July 26 Secret meeting of Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin
July 30 James Varick becomes 1st bishop of Afr Meth Episcopal Zion Church
August 10 Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die
September 7 Brazil declares independence from Portugal (National Day)
September 7 Pedro I, son of king Joao VI, declares Brazil independence
October 8 1st eruption of Galunggung (Java) sends boiling sludge into valley
October 12 2nd eruption of Galunggung (Java) destroys summit of mountain
October 20 1st edition of London Sunday Times
October 26 King Willem I obligates inhabitants of Brussels to use Dutch language
December 1 Dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil
December 1 Franz Liszts (11) debut as pianist Isabella Colbran
December 2 In San Salvador, a congress proposes incorporation into US
December 6 Veterinary school in Utrecht opens
December 12 Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US












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