On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1822

Historical Events

  • Massacre of the population of the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following a rebellion attempt, (later depicted by artist Eugène Delacroix)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rafael Hernando, Spanish composer of zarzuelas, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1888)
1822 Highlights

About March 31, 1822

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries