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March 15 in San Antonio history...

Stephen F. Austin arrives in San Antonio to meet with the Governor regarding plans for colonization of Texas.  He is told to continue to Mexico City and meet with authorities there. 72 more words



In 2016, BOVET 1822 presented the Récital 18 Shooting Star®, which made headlines for its innovative time display. The many accolades attributed to this timepiece attest to its peerless identity and accomplishments. 129 more words


Today in History, February 13: 1822 – Missouri Lt. Governor William Ashley, already an enterprising entrepreneur in the gunpowder business, posts an advertisement in the Missouri Gazette and Public Advisor seeking 100 men to volunteer for an expedition up the Missouri River as fur trappers. 168 more words

Twas the Night Before Christmas

“Twas the Night before Christmas”, also known as “A Visit from St Nicholas” was written in 1822 by Clement Clarke Moore and was originally written for his family (supposedly on Christmas Eve, but this may have just been part of a marketing strategy from the publishers). 31 more words

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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1822: First eruption of Galunggung (Java) sends boiling sludge into valley.

London Newspaper 1822

Here is an article from London, England in 1822 describing the unfortunate death of a boy 11-12 years of age. Who drowned going through the ice fetching his bung to play hockey with. 37 more words

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