December 1822 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 1 Dom Pedro crowned emperor of Brazil
  • Dec 2 In San Salvador, a congress proposes incorporation into US
  • Dec 6 Veterinary school in Utrecht opens
  • Dec 12 Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 3 Charles Adam Heckman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1896)
  • Dec 4 Frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society
  • Dec 5 Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, American college president (d. 1907)
  • Dec 6 John Eberhard, built 1st large-scale pencil factory in US
  • Dec 8 Luther Prentice Bradley, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1910)
  • Dec 10 Thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1878)
  • Dec 23 Wilhelm Bauer, German engineer (d. 1875)
  • Dec 24 Charles Hermite, French mathematician (E is Transcendent)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 24 Matthew Arnold, English poet and critic (Dover Beach), born in Laleham, England (d. 1888)

Poet/Critic Matthew Arnold
Poet/Critic
Matthew Arnold

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Dec 27 Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (pasteurization), born in Dole, France (d. 1895)

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur
  • Dec 28 William Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)