What Happened on April 22, 1823

Historical Events

  • Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
  • British inventor Robert John Tyers patents an in-line roller skate he calls the "Volito", with a single row of 5 wooden wheels, a wooden sole, and a curved iron bar at the front as a rudimentary brake. [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Gibbs, American Major General (Union Army), born in Long Island, New York (d. 1868)
Born in 1823

About April 22, 1823

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus