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July 2, 1822 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History

  • Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains), born in Hadzor House, Worcestershire, England (d. 1899)

Deaths in History

  • Denmark Vesey, American carpenter and ex-slave who planned an unsuccessful slave revolt in Charleston, South Carolina, hanged with 5 others at Blake's Landing, Charleston, South Carolina at about 55
1822 in History