On This Day

October 12, 1822 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Second eruption of Galunggung in Java destroys summit of mountain

Birthdays in History

  • Joseph Haydn Potter, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Concord, New Hampshire (d. 1892)

Weddings in History

LoveWedding of Interest

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" author Victor Hugo (20) weds Adele Fourcher

Author Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo