On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1822

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Hermite, French mathematician (proof that e is transcendental), born in Dieuze, France (d. 1901)

Person of interestMatthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold, English poet and critic (Dover Beach), born in Laleham, England (d. 1888)

Poet & Critic Matthew Arnold
Poet & Critic
Matthew Arnold

1822 Highlights

About December 24, 1822

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn