What Happened on March 16, 1822

Famous Birthdays

  • John Pope, American Major General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1892)
  • Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French animalière painter (The Horse Fair; Buffalo Bill), and sculptor, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1899)

Famous Weddings

Gioachino Rossini

Italian opera composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini weds 1st wife, opera singer Isabella Colbran, in Bologna

1822 Highlights

About March 16, 1822

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces