Famous Deaths in July 1822

  • Jul 2 Denmark Vesey, American carpenter and ex-slave, head of a planned slave revolt, hanged with 5 others at Blake's Landing, Charleston, South Carolina at about 55
  • Jul 8 Percy Bysshe Shelley, English romantic poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29
  • Jul 27 Joseph Supries, composer, dies at 60