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What Happened on March 22, 1832

Article: Have You Heard The One About Johann Goethe?

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Parliament, led by Charles Grey, passes the Reform Act, introducing wide-ranging changes to electoral system of England and Wales, increasing electorate from about 500,000 voters to 813,000

British Prime Minister Charles Grey
British Prime Minister
Charles Grey
British Prime Minister John Russell
British Prime Minister
John Russell

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and social philosopher (Faust), dies at 82

Social Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Social Philosopher
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1832 Highlights

About March 22, 1832

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 188 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries