On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1826

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • HMS Beagle departs on its first voyage to survey Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego

Famous Birthdays

  • George Parr, English cricketer (legendary Notts batsman, 1st Eng touring capt), born in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1891)