On This Day

Historical Events in January 1822

  • Jan 5 Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire
  • Jan 7 1st printing in Hawaii of a ceremonial broadside for King Kamehameha II by Elisha Loomis
  • Jan 7 Liberia colonized by the American Colonization Society
  • Jan 13 The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus
  • Jan 14 Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrius Ypsilanti
  • Jan 15 Greek War of Independence: Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.