Historical Events in March 1822

  • Mar 9 Charles Graham of NY granted first US patent for artificial teeth
  • Mar 19 Boston, Mass, incorporated as a city
  • Mar 22 NY Horticultural Society founded
  • Mar 30 Congress combined East & West Florida into Florida Territory
  • Mar 31 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.