On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1822

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains), born in Hadzor House, Worcestershire, England (d. 1899)

Famous Deaths

  • Denmark Vesey, American carpenter and ex-slave, head of a planned slave revolt, hanged with 5 others at Blake's Landing, Charleston, South Carolina at about 55