On This Day

Historical Events in July 1822

  • Jul 2 Denmark Vesey (aka Telemaque), accused of planning a slave rebellion in South Carolina, dies by hanging at approximately 55
  • Jul 8 Chippewas turn over huge tract of land in Ontario to the United Kingdom
  • Jul 14 Date planned for the slave revolt in Charleston, South Carolina by Denmark Vesey and Peter Poyas (plot already uncovered in June)

Royal Coronation

Jul 25 General Agustin de Iturbide crowned Agustin I, 1st Emperor of Mexico

  • Jul 30 James Varick becomes 1st bishop of African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church