Historical Events in March 1822

  • Mar 9 Charles Graham of NY granted first US patent for artificial teeth
  • Mar 19 Boston, Massachusetts incorporated as a city
  • Mar 22 NY Horticultural Society founded
  • Mar 30 Congress combines East & West Florida into Florida Territory
  • Mar 31 Massacre of the population of the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following a rebellion attempt, (later depicted by artist Eugène Delacroix)