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What Happened on September 27, 1822

Historical Events

Historic CommunicationRosetta Stone

French scholar Jean-Fran├žois Champollion announces he has deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics using the Rosetta Stone

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The Rosetta Stone
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1822 Highlights

About September 27, 1822

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 198 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra