On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1796

Historical Events

  • Cleveland, Ohio, founded by General Moses Cleaveland. Originally called 'Cleaveland', the public adopted the current name after a newspaper editor noticed the name was too long to fit on the page.
1796 Highlights

About July 22, 1796

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer