On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1822

Famous Birthdays

  • George Stoneman, US Union general-major and Governor of California (1883-87), born in Busti, NY (d. 1894)
  • Virginia Clemm Poe, American wife of writer Edgar Allan Poe, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1847)
1822 Highlights

About August 22, 1822

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo