July 1822 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 8 Chippewas turn over huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom
  • Jul 14 Slave revolt in South Carolina under Denmark Vesey/Peter Poyas

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 General Agustin de Iturbide crowned Agustin I, 1st Emperor of Mexico

1st Emperor of Mexico Agustín de Iturbide
1st Emperor of Mexico
Agustín de Iturbide

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Secret meeting of Simón Bolívar & Jose de San Martin

Military and Political Leader Simón Bolívar
Military and Political Leader
Simón Bolívar
Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
José de San Martín
  • Jul 30 James Varick becomes 1st bishop of Afr Meth Episcopal Zion Church

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 2 Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)
  • Jul 19 Augusta of Cambridge, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1916)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 20 Gregor Mendel, Austrian monk and geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), born in Heinzendorf, Austria (d. 1884)

Monk/Geneticist Gregor Mendel
Monk/Geneticist
Gregor Mendel
  • Jul 22 Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) (d. 1897)
  • Jul 22 John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • Jul 23 Darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1897)
  • Jul 25 Schuyler Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1903)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 2 Denmark Vesey, & 5 aides hanged at Blake's Landing, Charleston, SC
  • Jul 8 Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29