On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1822

Famous Deaths

Person of interestWilliam Herschel

William Herschel, German-British astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 83

Astronomer William Herschel
William Herschel

1822 Highlights

About August 25, 1822

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 198 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo