On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1812

Historical Events

  • Swiss traveller Johann Ludwig Burckhardt is the 1st European to rediscover the Nabataean city of Petra (modern Jordan)
1812 Highlights

About August 22, 1812

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo