On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1815

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Jakob Bachofen, Swiss antiquarian & jurist, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1887)
  • Lucien Petipa, French ballet dancer, born in Marseille, France (d. 1898)

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards