On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1822

Historical Events

  • Second eruption of Galunggung in Java destroys summit of mountain

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Haydn Potter, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Concord, New Hampshire (d. 1892)

Famous Weddings

Victor Hugo

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" author Victor Hugo (20) weds Adele Fourcher

1822 Highlights

About October 12, 1822

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 199 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra