On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1822

Historical Events

  • George Wilson and Joe LaRoche betray a planned slave revolt organized by Denmark Vesey in Charleston, South Carolina, confirming an earlier warning from Peter Prioleau. 35 Black people are later hanged. (date is approximate)
1822 Highlights

About May 30, 1822

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini