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)

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Dec 24 Matthew Arnold, Laleham, Middlesex, poet/critic (Dover Beach), (d. 1888)

Poet/Critic Matthew Arnold
Matthew Arnold

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Dec 27 Louis Pasteur, Dole, France, bacteriologist (pasturization), (d. 1895)

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