Historical Events for Year 1822
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Jan 5th - Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire
Jan 7th - 1st printing in Hawaii
Jan 7th - Liberia colonized by Americans
Jan 13th - The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.
Jan 14th - Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrius Ypsilanti.
Jan 15th - Greek War of Independence: Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.
Feb 4th - Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa
Feb 9th - American Indian Society organizes
Feb 9th - Haiti invades the newly founded Dominican Republic.
Feb 23rd - Boston is incorporated as a city
Mar 9th - Charles Graham of NY patents artificial teeth
Mar 19th - Boston, Mass incorporated as a city
Mar 22nd - NY Horticultural Society founded
Mar 30th - Congress combined East & West Florida into Florida Territory
Mar 31st - The massacre of the population of the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following a rebellion attempt, depicted by the French artist Eugène Delacroix.
May 1st - John Phillips becomes 1st mayor of Boston
May 3rd - Society for Propagation of Faith starts (Lyon, France)
May 16th - Greek War of Independence: The Turks capture the Greek town of Souli.
May 24th - Battle of Pichincha, Bolívar secures independence of Quito from Spain
May 30th - House slave betrays Denmark Vesey conspiracy (37 blacks hanged)
Jun 9th - Charles Graham patents false teeth
Inventor Charles Babbage Jun 14th - Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables".
Jun 16th - Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina
Jun 18th - Part of US-Canadian boundary determined
Jun 18th - Slave revolt leaders Denmark Vesey & Peter Poyas arrested in SC
Jul 8th - Chippewas turn over huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom.
Jul 14th - Slave revolt in SC under Denmark Vesey/Peter Poyas
Jul 25th - Gen Agustin de Iturbide crowned Agustin I, 1st emperor of Mexico
Jul 26th - Secret meeting of Simon Bolivar & Jose de San Martin
Jul 30th - James Varick becomes 1st bishop of Afr Meth Episcopal Zion Church
Aug 10th - Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die
Sep 7th - Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)
Sep 27th - Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone.
Oct 8th - 1st eruption of Galunggung (Java) sends boiling sludge into valley
Oct 12th - 2nd eruption of Galunggung (Java) destroys summit of mountain
Oct 19th - In Parnaíba; Simplício Dias da Silva, João Cândido de Deus e Silva and Domingos Dias declare the independent state of Piauí.
Military and Political Leader Simon Bolivar Oct 20th - 1st edition of London Sunday Times
Oct 26th - King Willem I obligates inhabitants of Brussels to use Dutch language
Dec 1st - Dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil
Dec 1st - Franz Liszts (11) debut as pianist Isabella Colbran
Dec 2nd - In San Salvador, a congress proposes incorporation into US
Dec 6th - Veterinary school in Utrecht opens
Dec 12th - Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US