On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1828

Famous Deaths

  • Rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US President Andrew Jackson, dies of heart failure
  • William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and physicist (famous for discovering the chemical elements palladium and rhodium), dies at 62
1828 Highlights

About December 22, 1828

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn