What Happened in September 1822

Historical Events

  • Sep 7 Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • Sep 27 French scholar Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 Napoleon J K P Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention
  • Sep 16 Charles S Crocker, President of Central & South Pacific Railroad
  • Sep 19 Joseph Rodman West, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Sep 22 Brig Gen Eppa Hunton, fought in most ANV campaigns
  • Sep 25 Adolph Wilhelm August Friedrich von Steinwehr, Brig Gen (Union vol)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 11 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (b. 1777)