What Happened In January 1822 In History

Historical Events for January, 1822

  • 1st » The Greek Constitution of 1822 is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.
  • 9th » The Portuguese prince Pedro I of Brazil decides to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portuguese King João VI of Portugal known as João VI, beginning the Brazilian independence process.
  • 13th » The design of the Flag of Greece or Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.
  • 14th » Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrios Ypsilantis.
  • 15th » Greek War of Independence: Demetrios Ypsilantis is elected president of the legislative assembly.

Famous Birthdays on January in 1822

  • 2nd » Rudolf Clausius, German physicist (d. 1888)
  • 6th » Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (d. 1890)
  • 9th » Carol Benesch, Czech-Romanian architect, designed the Peleș Castle (d. 1896)
  • 12th » Étienne Lenoir, French engineer, designed the internal combustion engine (d. 1900)
  • 25th » Charles Reed Bishop, American businessman, philanthropist, and politician, founded the Bishop Museum (d. 1915)
  • 25th » William McDougall (politician) e.g William McDougall, Canadian lawyer and politician, List of lieutenant governors of the Northwest Territories or Lieutenant Governor of the Northwest Territories (d. 1905)
  • 28th » Alexander Mackenzie, Canadian politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1892)
  • 30th » Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (d. 1899)

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